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Cissy Houston is an American soul and gospel singer who sang backup for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, before launching a solo career. Houston is the recipient of several accolades, including two Grammy Awards. The youngest of eighth children, Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Emily Drinkard. She is the daughter of Nitcholas and Delia Mae Drinkard, and mother of singer Whitney Houston, aunt of singers Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, and a cousin of opera singer Leontyne Price. She began her singing career in 1938, joining her sister Anne and brothers Larry and Nicky in the gospel singing group the Drinkard Four. She was married to Freddie Garland from 1955 to 1956 and John Russell Houston from 1959 to 1990.
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Houston began singing when she was five years. She joined her elder siblings, Anne, Larry, and Nicky, in their singing group called Drinkard Four and used to perform at their New Hope Baptist Church. Later Lee and Marie joined the group and renamed it to The Drinkard singers who later recorded A Joyful Noise album.
Houston has been involved in two marriages in her life. She first met and married her first husband, Freddie Garland, in 1955. Together they had a son, Gary Garland, but their marriage did not last as they divorced in 1957. She married her second husband, John Russell Houston, in 1959 and had a son, Michael Houston, and a daughter, Whitney Houston, who was a popular singer although she later passed away in 2012. Her son Michael was a songwriter. She divorced her second husband in 1990. She is a blessed woman as she has a total of six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Inspirational Quotes by Cissy Houston
I'm very proud of my daughter. She accomplished a whole lot in the short time that she had here... she was a very wonderful person.Cissy Houston
My children are my whole life.Cissy Houston
You can't treat your voice badly and expect it to stay around.Cissy Houston
Good mothers and good fathers and good families don't always have great children.Cissy Houston
My faith keeps me strong.Cissy Houston