Wilson, Cassandra

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Wilson, Cassandra Gender: F
Cassandra Fowlkes
born on 4 December 1955 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Jackson, Mississippi, 32n18, 90w11
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 11°40' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°22 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 03°45'

Cassandra Wilson (performing at the "Charlie Parker Jazz Festival" in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, 26 August 2007)
photo: Professor Bop, license cc-by-2.0


American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer, who incorporated blues, country, and folk music into her work.

Wilson has won two Grammy Awards: her 1996 album "New Moon Daughter" won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, and in 2009 she earned the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for "Loverly."

Wilson was married to Anthony Wilson from 1981 to 1983. She has a son, Jeris, born in the late 1980s. In 2000, Wilson married actor Isaach de Bankolé, who directed her in the concert film "Traveling Miles: Cassandra Wilson" (2000).

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her in an interview: "I was born at 8:30 a.m." ("Cassandra Wilson revives 'Blue Light 'Til Dawn'" by Richard Scheinin, San Jose Mercury News, 6 May 2014 [1]); and on Twitter: "I'm a Sag with Cap rising" [2].

Date, year and place from "Jazzwomen: Conversations with Twenty-One Musicians" by Wayne Enstice and Janis Stockhouse (Indiana University Press, 2004), p. 339.


  • Traits : Body : Race (Mixed: Fon, Yoruba, Irish and Welsh)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Country-Western
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer