CHICAGO (AP) — Albertina Walker's singing once stopped the filming of a movie because so many actors were moved to tears by the "Queen of Gospel." At home in Chicago, she babied her beloved French poodles, wore rhinestone sunglasses and was a fixture at the city's gospel music festival.
The Grammy-winning singer died Friday at age 81 of respiratory failure at RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago, said her granddaughter, Tina Nance. Walker...
– Alberta Williams, No relation-Love her hymns,
Levittown, PA, Jan 16, 2013
"Hello, My name is Claire my family and I live in Houston, Tx and we had the priviledge of singin background for her for the Houston Juneteenth concert Downtown, and she was so sweet and down to earth with us. After the concert was over we wanted to just at ..."