Obituary of Edna Hicks

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Edna Hicks

Edna Hicks (born October 14, 1895 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was a singer and musician who was best known for recording the songs "Hard Luck Blues,” "Poor Me Blues", "Down Hearted Blues,” and "Gulf Coast Blues.” Edna died on August 16, 1925 and her death was because she was accidentally burned after splashed gasoline was ignited by a candle she was holding. She died at the tender age of 29.

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Edna Hicks Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Hicks, Edna
    • Common Name: Edna Hicks
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • Birth Date: October 14, 1895
    • Age: 29 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Lucille Landry
    • Occupations:
    • Genre: Rhythm and Blues Music
    • Active Years: 1910-1925
    • Net Worth: $3 to $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Violet (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Edna's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Edna Landry
    • Father: Victor Landreaux
    • Mother: Rena Moore
    • Sister(s):
      • Lizzie Miles (1895-1963)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Will Benbow (married 1912-divorced?)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 16 1925 at age 29
  • Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (burned from gasoline)
  • Interment: Buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth, Illinois

Category Tags:

SingerMusician Rhythm and Blues Music Genre American Born on October 14th Born in 1895 Born in Louisiana Died in 1925 Died at age 29 Died from Accident

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"Edna Hicks led a remarkable life full of love, laughter, and unwavering strength until she peacefully joined her loved ones in eternal rest. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-17 16:43:02
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