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Mattie Moss Clark

August 29, 2012

Reading today about this great lady and her contributions to American gospel music:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mattie_Moss_Clark

Dr. Mattie Moss-Clark (March 26, 1925 – September 22, 1994) was an American gospel choir director and the mother of The Clark Sisters, a world-renowned gospel vocal group. Clark is credited for creating the three-part harmony (separating vocal parts into soprano, alto and tenor), a technique which is prevalent among gospel choirs today.

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