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Ethel Waters, I touched a sparrow

by Twila Knaack

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Published by Word Books in Waco, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977.,
    • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTwila Knaack ; introd. by Ruth Bell Graham.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.W24 K6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4740945M
      ISBN 100849900840
      LC Control Number78051889

      Ethel Waters: Ethel Waters was born Oct. 31, , in Chester, Pa. She had a very difficult childhood and later said, “I never was a child. I never was cuddled, or liked, or understood by my family.” Despite the obstacles she faced early in life, Ethel began her singing career at just She went on to become a renowned singer, actress File Size: 6MB. Ethel Waters, I Touched a Sparrow / Twila Knaack ; Introd. by Ruth Bell Graham (2nd Edition) by Twila Knaack Hardcover, Published ISBN / ISBN / Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very Book Edition: 2nd Edition.

      Ethel Waters was a great singer because she was a brilliant actress; she sold everything she sang to the audience, making them feel each emotion as if it were their own. After establishing her singing career, she brought her formidable abilities to the legitimate theater to the highest critical acclaim. The Roy Hemming and David Hajdu book Discovering Great Singers of Classic Pop introduces her brief chapter with a quote from Lena Home: “Ethel Waters was the mother of us all,” and cites her pivotal role in both pop music and African-American culture.

      Abstract. These ungrammatical but powerful words of Mama Younger admonish all who would criticize the singer/dramatic actor Ethel Waters.I saw her in person only once. It was in El Paso, Texas, at the First Baptist Church on Montana Street. The Billy Graham Crusade was in : Glenda E. Gill. The most stirring renditions of this song are associated for many with actress-singer Ethel Waters, who loved this it so much that it became the title of her autobiography (). Martin was the daughter of James N. and Irene Harding Holden, and was a schoolteacher with modest musical training.


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Get this from a library. Ethel Waters, I touched a sparrow. [Twila Knaack; Ruth Bell Graham] -- Ethel Waters: I touched a sparrow is the story of the "Golden Ethel, " the Ethel who turned, in her senior years and after a remarkable stage and screen career, to singing and inspiring people about.

ETHEL WATERS: I Touched a Sparrow. Full title: ETHEL WATERS: I Touched a Sparrow. BZDB24 Music Biography Music Biography; ETHEL WATERS I Touched a Sparrow Knaack Twila. Reprint Hardcover Word Publishing, Very Good in Very Good dust Rating: % positive. The book was adapted for the stage as Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow, by Larry Parr.

Its world premiere on Oct. 7,was directed by Dennis Courtney. Two actresses alternated the demanding solo role: Jannie Jones and Chaundra Cameron.

Variety reviewed it favorably. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Waco, Tex. Donor allen_county External-identifierPages: Ethel Waters. Singer, actress. Rejected by Mother, Abused by Aunts. Pushed Into “ White Time ”. Stunned World With Acting Prowess. Selected discography.

Sources. Singer and actress Ethel Waters had an extremely difficult childhood. In fact, she opened her autobiography His Eye Is on the Sparrow with these words: “ I was never a child. I never was coddled, or liked, or understood by my. HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW. With a small four page Book of the Month Club review.

Ethel Waters Autobiography. HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW. With a small four page Book of the Month Club review. I TOUCHED A SPARROW - ETHEL WATERS BIOGRAPHY Twila Seller Rating: % positive. Click to read more about Ethel Waters: I Touched a Sparrow by Twila Knaack. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Twila Knaack.

Ethel Waters: I Touched a Sparrow by Knaack, Twila. World Wide Publications, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Ethel Waters: I Touched a Sparrow. Word Books. Ethel Waters; with Charles Samuels. His Eye is on the Sparrow. Doubleday. AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a.

The legendary Ethel Waters was already a superstar, famous as a Vaudeville and Broadway actress and as a blues singer by the s. With decades behind her in the extent of her fame, in the fifties, Waters adopted the on-screen persona of the matron and saint-a huge contrast from the reputation she had earned as a sultry and seductive Black Venus during the s pins.

Ethel Waters Through the Years For those familiar with Billy Graham Crusades, Ethel Waters is known for the moment she stepped out of the choir and sang “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.” This is the song that would become her trademark as she performed it for the last 20 years of her life.

The Statler Brothers - Official Video for 'His Eye Is on the Sparrow [Live]', available now. Buy the full length DVD/CD 'The Gospel Music Of The Statler Brot. His Eye Is on the Sparrow. Hymn Lists. by book of Bible. Her spirited rendition touched people’s hearts, and I grew up listening to her sing it.

This song has also become a staple of African-American worship. Google “Ethel Waters” and you will find YouTube recordings of this song. This month we are featuring an item from the Ethel Waters exhibit. This LP, His Eye is on the Sparrow, features her trademark song (the title track) along with a number of other great gospel songs arranged by Paul Mickelson.

Ethel Waters was a. His eye is on the sparrow: an autobiography / [by] Ethel Waters ; with Charles Samuels Waters, Ethel, [ Book: ]. Ethel Waters is credited as Singer, actress, His Eye Is on the Sparrow autobiography.

Ethel Waters was an American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage. - Explore rweaver's board "ETHEL WATERS" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethel waters, Black history and Black actresses pins. Find great deals on eBay for used knaack and job box.

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See more ideas about Ethel waters, Popular music and Redd foxx pins. For nearly twenty years, she warmed hearts and shared the stage with Billy Graham at his Crusades. Starting Wednesday and running through the end of March, legendary African-American actress, singer and entertainer Ethel Waters will be celebrated at the Billy Graham Library with a special exhibit entitled “Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow.”.