Phyllis Hyman

Phyllis Hyman (Singer), born on July 6, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Phyllis Hyman's age 69 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Cancer, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Black. Let's check, How Tall is Phyllis Hyman?

Phyllis Hyman Bio

  • Birth Name:Phyllis Hyman
  • First Name: Phyllis
  • Last Name: Hyman
  • Age: 69 years (at death)
  • Died: June 30, 1995 (45 years)
  • Birth Date: July 6, 1949
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
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  • Phyllis Hyman Height

    6 ft 1 in (183 cm/)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)6 ft 1 in
    Height (in Centimeters)183 cm
    Height (in Meters)
    Weight (in Kilograms)72 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)159 lbs

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    What really happened to Phyllis Hyman?

    On June 30,1995, Hyman committed suicide by overdosing on pentobarbital and secobarbital in the bedroom of her New York City apartment. She was found unconscious in her bedroom hours before she was scheduled to perform at the Apollo Theater. She died two hours later at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.

    Is Phyllis Hyman Dead?

    June 30, 1995

    Phyllis Linda Hyman was an American singer and actress. Hyman is best known for her music during the late–1970s through the early–1990s, some of her most notable songs were; “You Know How to Love Me”, “Living All Alone” and “Don’t Wanna Change the World” . Hyman also performed on Broadway in the 1981 musical based on the music of Duke Ellington, Sophisticated Ladies, which ran from 1981 until 1983. The musical earned her a Theatre World Award and a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. Hyman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Phillip, a World War II Veteran, and Louise Hyman, waitress at a local night club, and grew up in St. Clair Village, the South Hills section of Pittsburgh. The eldest of seven children, Hyman’s paternal great-grandparents were Ishmael and Cassandra Hyman. After leaving Pittsburgh, her music training started at a music school. On graduation, she performed on a national tour with the group New Direction in 1971. After the group disbanded, she joined All the People and worked with another local group, The Hondo Beat. At this time, she appeared in the film Lenny . She also did a two-year stint leading a band called “Phyllis Hyman and the P/H Factor”. She was discovered in 1975 by music industry veteran Sid Maurer, and former Epic Records promoter Fred Frank, and signed to their Roadshow Records/Desert Moon imprint.

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