Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of mid-20th-century music, she attained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic accompaniment that was a precursor of rock and roll. She was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as "the original soul sister" and "the godmother of rock and roll". She influenced early rock-and-roll musicians, including Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of mid-20th-century music, she attained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic accompaniment that was a precursor of rock and roll. She was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as "the original soul sister" and "the godmother of rock and roll". She influenced early rock-and-roll musicians, including Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. Willing to cross the line between sacred and secular by performing her music of "light" in the "darkness" of nightclubs and concert halls with big bands behind her, Tharpe pushed spiritual music into the mainstream and helped pioneer the rise of pop-gospel, beginning with her 1939 hit "This Train". Her unique music left a lasting mark on more conventional gospel artists, such as Ira Tucker, Sr., of the Dixie Hummingbirds. While she offended some conservative churchgoers with her forays into the pop world, she never left gospel music. Tharpe's 1944 hit "Down by the Riverside" was selected for the National Recording Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress in 2004, which noted that it "captures her spirited guitar playing and unique vocal style, demonstrating clearly her influence on early rhythm-and-blues performers" and cited her influence on "many gospel, jazz, and rock artists". ("Down by the Riverside" was recorded by Tharpe on December 2, 1948, in New York City, and issued as Decca single 48106.) Her 1945 hit "Strange Things Happening Every Day", recorded in late 1944, featured Tharpe's vocals and electric guitar, with Sammy Price (piano), bass and drums. It was the first gospel record to cross over, hitting no. 2 on the Billboard "race records" chart, the term then used for what later became the R&B chart, in April 1945. The recording has been cited as precursor of rock and roll. (en)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (* 20. März 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas als Rosetta Nubin; † 9. Oktober 1973 in Philadelphia) war eine US-amerikanische Gospel-, Jazz- und Blues-Sängerin und Gitarristin. (de)
  • Rosetta Tharpe Sister Rosetta Tharpe est une chanteuse, musicienne, auteur-compositrice et guitariste de gospel et de blues Afro-américaine, née Rosetta Nubin, le 20 mars 1915 à Cotton Plant (Arkansas) et décédée le 9 octobre 1973 à Philadelphie. Surnommée la Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll, ayant joué un rôle prépondérant dans la création du rock 'n' roll, Tharpe est la première à mêler au gospel et au blues des rythmes rock. Excellente guitariste, elle est la première à accompagner le gospel à la guitare électrique. Elle a influencé Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard et Johnny Cash. (fr)
  • Rosetta Tharpe (20 de marzo de 1915 – 9 de octubre de 1973), también conocida como Sister Rosetta Tharpe, fue una pionera vocalista de gospel que adquirió gran popularidad en los Estados Unidos en las décadas de 1930 y 1940 con su mezcla única de letras espirituales y acompañamiento rock and roll. Devino la primera gran estrella de la música gospel en los años 30´s y es conocida como 'original soul sister'. Influyó de manera muy potente, como una tempranísima música de rock & roll, a Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis. En un intento de cruzar la línea entre la música sagrada y la música laica tocando su música espiritual 'luminosa' en la 'oscuridad' de los clubes nocturnos y salas de conciertos con grandes bandas como acompañantes, su idiosincrático estilo dejó una marca en los artistas gospel más convencionales como Ira Tucker, o los Dixie Hummingbirds. Aunque ofendió a muchos fieles con sus incursiones en la música pop, nunca dejó la música gospel. (es)
  • Fu anche compositrice ed ebbe una grande popolarità negli anni trenta e quaranta grazie alla particolare fusione di spiritual e blues presente nei suoi lavori musicali. È considerata la prima grande star del gospel fin dal 1930 ed è famosa come la "original soul sister" della musica su vinile. Ritenuta la primogenitrice del rock and roll, ha influenzato molti musicisti fra cui Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash e Little Richard. È conosciuta anche con il nomignolo di "Madrina del Rock'n'Roll". (it)
  • Rosetta Tharpe, znana jako Sister Rosetta Tharpe (ur. 20 marca 1915 w Cotton Plant, zm. 9 października 1973 w Filadelfii) – amerykańska wokalistka, popularna na przełomie lat 30. i 40. Śpiewała muzykę gospel, odważnie włączając do niej elementy bluesa i jazzu, była jednym z prekursorów elektrycznej gitary. (pl)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Cotton Plant, 20 maart 1915 – Philadelphia, 9 oktober 1973) was een Amerikaanse zangeres, componist en gitarist. In de jaren dertig en veertig van de twintigste eeuw werd Tharpe bekend met haar unieke interpretatie van gospelmuziek; zij gaf deze een unieke touch door de tekst van spirituals te combineren met een ritmische (rock)begeleiding.. Rosetta durfde het aan de lijn tussen "het heilige" en "het profane" te doorbreken; ze bracht haar interpretaties van spirituals net zo goed ten gehore in nachtclubs als in de kerk. Tharpe is dan ook van invloed op de opkomst van de pop-gospelmuziek. Ook al choqueerde Sister Rosetta met haar uitstapjes naar de popmuziek enkele van de wat meer conservatieve kerkgangers, de gospelmuziek heeft ze nooit verlaten. Met haar muziek had ze invloed op rock-'n-roll-artiesten als Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley en Jerry Lee Lewis. Terecht is daarom de titel van een BBC-documentaire over haar carrière: "The Godmother of Rock n' Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe". (nl)
  • Rosetta Tharpe (20 de março de 1915 – 9 de outubro de 1973) foi uma cantora, compositora e guitarrista de música gospel, teve grande popularidade na década de 1930 e 40, com uma mistura única de letras gospel e acompanhamento de início do rock and roll. Pioneira da música no século XX, Rosetta foi única ao misturar o gospel com o ritmo do rock ainda incipiente dos anos 30. Ousando atravessar a linha entre sagrado e secular apresentando sua música inspiradora de "luz" na "escuridão" dos clubes noturnos e salões de baile acompanhada por big bands. (pt)
  • Сестра Розетта Тарп (20 марта 1915 — 9 октября 1973) — американская певица, автор песен, гитаристка, «звезда» звукозаписи. Пионер музыки XX века, Тарп достигла популярности в 1930-х и 1940-х годов с записями в жанре госпел, уникального сочетания духовной лирики и ритмического аккомпанемента. В области госпела она стала первым кроссовер-исполнителем и первой подлинной «звездой» этого стиля. Позже её называли «подлинной душой соула» (the original soul sister) и «крестной матерью рок-н-ролла». Она оказала влияние на таких исполнителей, как Литл Ричард, Джонни Кэш, Элвис Пресли и Джерри Ли Льюис. (ru)
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  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (* 20. März 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas als Rosetta Nubin; † 9. Oktober 1973 in Philadelphia) war eine US-amerikanische Gospel-, Jazz- und Blues-Sängerin und Gitarristin. (de)
  • Rosetta Tharpe Sister Rosetta Tharpe est une chanteuse, musicienne, auteur-compositrice et guitariste de gospel et de blues Afro-américaine, née Rosetta Nubin, le 20 mars 1915 à Cotton Plant (Arkansas) et décédée le 9 octobre 1973 à Philadelphie. Surnommée la Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll, ayant joué un rôle prépondérant dans la création du rock 'n' roll, Tharpe est la première à mêler au gospel et au blues des rythmes rock. Excellente guitariste, elle est la première à accompagner le gospel à la guitare électrique. Elle a influencé Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard et Johnny Cash. (fr)
  • Fu anche compositrice ed ebbe una grande popolarità negli anni trenta e quaranta grazie alla particolare fusione di spiritual e blues presente nei suoi lavori musicali. È considerata la prima grande star del gospel fin dal 1930 ed è famosa come la "original soul sister" della musica su vinile. Ritenuta la primogenitrice del rock and roll, ha influenzato molti musicisti fra cui Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash e Little Richard. È conosciuta anche con il nomignolo di "Madrina del Rock'n'Roll". (it)
  • Rosetta Tharpe, znana jako Sister Rosetta Tharpe (ur. 20 marca 1915 w Cotton Plant, zm. 9 października 1973 w Filadelfii) – amerykańska wokalistka, popularna na przełomie lat 30. i 40. Śpiewała muzykę gospel, odważnie włączając do niej elementy bluesa i jazzu, była jednym z prekursorów elektrycznej gitary. (pl)
  • Rosetta Tharpe (20 de março de 1915 – 9 de outubro de 1973) foi uma cantora, compositora e guitarrista de música gospel, teve grande popularidade na década de 1930 e 40, com uma mistura única de letras gospel e acompanhamento de início do rock and roll. Pioneira da música no século XX, Rosetta foi única ao misturar o gospel com o ritmo do rock ainda incipiente dos anos 30. Ousando atravessar a linha entre sagrado e secular apresentando sua música inspiradora de "luz" na "escuridão" dos clubes noturnos e salões de baile acompanhada por big bands. (pt)
  • Сестра Розетта Тарп (20 марта 1915 — 9 октября 1973) — американская певица, автор песен, гитаристка, «звезда» звукозаписи. Пионер музыки XX века, Тарп достигла популярности в 1930-х и 1940-х годов с записями в жанре госпел, уникального сочетания духовной лирики и ритмического аккомпанемента. В области госпела она стала первым кроссовер-исполнителем и первой подлинной «звездой» этого стиля. Позже её называли «подлинной душой соула» (the original soul sister) и «крестной матерью рок-н-ролла». Она оказала влияние на таких исполнителей, как Литл Ричард, Джонни Кэш, Элвис Пресли и Джерри Ли Льюис. (ru)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of mid-20th-century music, she attained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic accompaniment that was a precursor of rock and roll. She was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as "the original soul sister" and "the godmother of rock and roll". She influenced early rock-and-roll musicians, including Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. (en)
  • Rosetta Tharpe (20 de marzo de 1915 – 9 de octubre de 1973), también conocida como Sister Rosetta Tharpe, fue una pionera vocalista de gospel que adquirió gran popularidad en los Estados Unidos en las décadas de 1930 y 1940 con su mezcla única de letras espirituales y acompañamiento rock and roll. Devino la primera gran estrella de la música gospel en los años 30´s y es conocida como 'original soul sister'. Influyó de manera muy potente, como una tempranísima música de rock & roll, a Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis. (es)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Cotton Plant, 20 maart 1915 – Philadelphia, 9 oktober 1973) was een Amerikaanse zangeres, componist en gitarist. In de jaren dertig en veertig van de twintigste eeuw werd Tharpe bekend met haar unieke interpretatie van gospelmuziek; zij gaf deze een unieke touch door de tekst van spirituals te combineren met een ritmische (rock)begeleiding.. (nl)
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  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (it)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (nl)
  • Rosetta Tharpe (pl)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe (pt)
  • Тарп, Розетта (ru)
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