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Grave of the legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Grave of the legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Rock and Roll trailblazer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973), is buried within this cemetery. She took the R&B world by storm in the 1940s. She was an inspiration to Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard. She was Johnny Cash's favorite artist.

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Location: Northwood Cemetery , 1501 Haines Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19126, United States
Listing Category: Cemeteries, Graves, Burial Grounds, Rock Stars
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : The address of Tharpes former home has been learned, and it is 1102 W. Master Street in Phila., PA, 19122.
Date : 2011-10-06