Definition of Jackson, Mahalia in English:

Jackson, Mahalia

Syllabification: Jack·son, Mahalia
Pronunciation: /ˈjaksən
  • (1911–72), US gospel singer and musician. She came into her own in the mid 1940s, when her recording of “Move Up a Little Higher” sold over a million copies. She was a featured performer at President Kennedy’s inaugural ceremony.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody