Gospel pioneer Willa Mae Dorsey dies at 75

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(RNS) Willa Mae Dorsey, whose gospel-singing career lasted 56 years, filled five albums, won her a Grammy nomination and introduced black gospel music to many white congregations, died Jan. 5 at age 75. Dorsey, who was born in Atlanta, lived in Portland, Ore., for almost 40 years. She began singing professionally when she was 19, […]

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