Buried here are multiple artists including:
Billie Holiday was known as “Lady Day“, and was one of the greatest singers of all time with a career that spanned nearly three decades.
Billie died on July 17, 1959 at the age of 44 of pulmonary edema and heart failure caused by cirrhosis of the liver.
Jackie Landry Jackson
Jackie Jackson was a singer with one of the very black female pop music groups, The Chantels.
Jackie died of breast cancer on December 23, 1997 at the age of 56.
Frankie Joseph Lymon
Frankie Lymon was considered one of the first African-American teenage pop stars. Before embarking on a solo career, Frankie was a member of The Teenagers, an integrated group made up of five teenagers. The Teenagers’ first single, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” from 1956 was their biggest hit.
Frankie died of a heroin overdose on February 27, 1968 at the age of 25.
Saint Raymond Cemetery
2600 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx NY 10465