Rosalie Sorrels, American folk singer, Died at 83


Rosalie Sorrels was born on June 24, 1933, and died on June 11, 2017.

She was an American folk singer-songwriter.

Sorrels began her public career as a singer and collector of traditional folksongs in the late 1950s.

In the early 1960s, Sorrels left her husband and began traveling and performing at music festivals and clubs throughout the United States.

Sorrels and her five children traveled across the country as she worked to support her family and establish herself as a performer.

Also to that, she made many lifelong friends among the folk and beat scene.

Rosalie career of social activism, storytelling, teaching, learning, songwriting, collecting folk songs, performing, and recording has spanned six decades.

Rosalie Sorrels passed away at 83 years old.