Famed Tap Dancer Mable Lee Dies at 97

Famed Tap Dancer Mable Lee Dies at 97

Mable Lee, the jazz dancer and singer, died at the age of 97 on Thursday.

A source close to EBONY and award-winning artist/educator Gwendolyn Black confirmed the news of Lee’s passing.

“It is with a heavy heart to announce the transition of our beloved Mable Lee. Mable passed away earlier this evening,” Black shared on Facebook. “She is now at rest among the other dance greats and leaves us with a profound LEGACY, JOY, and LAUGHTER! RIP Dear Angel. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS AND MIND!!!”

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