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Voice of a Legend ( July 6 1949 - June 30 1995 )

Phyllis Hyman was a majestic songbird, a woman of grace, beauty and style a diva like no other with the voice of an angel.  Phyllis had a presents…a stature that personified the glamor only she alone could strut, and a humor to match.   60 more words

Happy Birthday Phyllis

I'm tired. I'm tired.

Monday June 30th marked the 19 year anniversary of the death of singer and actress Phyllis Hyman. Now some of you reading this may not be familiar with Phyllis so I’ll help to correct that. 570 more words


This Day In Music History Monday's (6/30): Loving You/Losing You

On this day 19 years ago, American soul singer Phyllis Hyman committed suicide by overdosing on pentobarbital and secobarbital. She was found unconscious in her New York City apartment at around 2 pm hours before she was scheduled to appear before an Apollo Theater audience to perform at 6pm. 77 more words