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Phyllis Hyman
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Vocalist
    (July 7, 1949-June 30, 1995)
    Died in New York City
    Best known for the 1978 disco hit 'You Know How To Love Me'
    Appeared in 'Lenny (1976),' 'School Daze (1988),' and 'The Kill Reflex (1991)'
    Starred in the Broadway hit 'Sophisticated Ladies (1981)'
    Committed suicide at 45
    She was the eldest of seven children.
    She was over 6 feet tall.
    She once wore a silver bugle beaded gown that weighed 30 pounds.
    Her trademark was wearing huge chandelier earrings.
    She suffered with depression and alcoholism.
    Her popularity grew after her death.
    A friend discovered her lifeless body hours before she was to perform at Harlem's Apollo Theater (1995).
    She garnered a Tony Award nomination and a Theatre World Award for 'Best Newcomer' for her Broadway role (1981).
    In 1992, Blues and Soul Magazine voted her 'Best Female Vocalist.'
    Both her grandmother and mother died within a month of each other (1993).
    She participated in numerous AIDS benefits and visited AIDS hospital wards.

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