Jimmy Scott

Little Jimmy Scott
Birth Name:
James Victor Scott
Birth Date:
July 17, 1925
Birth Place:
Cleveland, Ohio
Death Date:
June 12, 2014
Place of Death:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Cemetery Name:
Knollwood Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
A jazz vocalist known for his naturally high contralto voice who started his career with Lionel Hampton and was a favorite of Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles and Frankie Valli before becoming a solo artist. He is considered by many the most underrated jazz singer in modern times.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Knollwood Cemetery

1678 SOM Center Road

Mayfield Heights, Ohio, 44124


North America


Grave Location:


Grave Location Description

Little Jimmy Scott is located on the outside wall of the large mausoleum on the opposite side of the main entrance

Grave Location GPS

41.51474323, -81.44420306



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