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This Day in Georgia History

June 03, 1942

Curtis Mayfield Born

Curtis Mayfield was born in Chicago, Illinois. He became a Grammy-award winning rhythm-and-blues/soul singer, musician, composer, and record producer. Paralyzed by an accident in 1990, Mayfield and his family subsequently made Atlanta their home. He died on Dec. 26, 1999.

To hear a field recording of Curtis Mayfield, see the Digital Library of Georgia.