Cissy Houston is a Grammy-winning soul and gospel singer and mother of the late superstar Whitney Houston. She gained fame as part of the Drinkards gospel quartet and later as part of the vocal group Sweet Inspirations, where she sang with Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley.
She lives in New Jersey, USA.
"The world lost one of the most beautiful voices and an extraordinarily beautiful and charitable woman," says Houston of daughter Whitney's death in February 2012. Cissy offers a forthright account of her daughter's life and death. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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