Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey bio

Birth Name: Ma Rainey

Occupation: Blues Singer

Place Of Birth: Columbus

Date Of Birth: April 26, 1886

Date Of Death: December 22, 1939

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ma Rainey was born on the 26th of April, 1886. She was best known for being a Blues Singer. The Mother of the Blues who was among the first singers to infuse folk blues music into her performances. She recorded more than one hundred songs over the course of her career, including “See See Rider.”

Ma Rainey was born in Columbus. Beginning her singing career at the Springer Opera House at the turn of the twentieth century, she and her husband toured around the South performing in tent shows and cabarets. Her works were distinguished for their simplicity and lack of adornment; she essentially took the songs of hardship and struggle of African Americans and retold them on the stage.

Ma Rainey was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ma Rainey was born in 1880s.

Ma Rainey is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ma’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ma Rainey’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ma Rainey’s parents.

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Jake HaldenVang

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Zucchero Fornaciari

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ma Rainey kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ma Rainey was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Ma Rainey was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ma Rainey was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Ma Rainey had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ma Rainey’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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