Image of Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln

1930-08-06 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Image of Abbey Lincoln


Anna Marie Wooldridge, known professionally as Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress. She was a civil rights activist beginning in the 1960s. Lincoln made a career not only out of delivering deeply felt presentations of standards but writing and singing her own material.


Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Self 2021-07-02
How It Feels to Be Free Self (archival footage) 2021-01-18
Short Walk to Daylight Dorella 1972-10-24
For Love of Ivy Ivy Moore 1968-07-17
Nothing But a Man Josie 1964-12-27
The Girl Can't Help It Herself 1956-12-01