Ketty Lester

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Pop Singer
Date of Birth August 16, 1934
Place of Birth Hope, Arkansas
Age 86 years old
Horoscope Leo

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Ketty Lester

Ketty Lester is an American singer and actress known for her 1962 hit single "Love Letters", which reached the top 5 of the charts in the U.S. and the UK. She is also known for her role as Hester-Sue Terhune on the American television series Little House on the Prairie.

Birth name: Revoyda Frierson
Born: August 16, 1934, Hope, Arkansas, U.S.
Genres: Traditional pop, R&B
Occupation(s): Singer, actress
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 1957–present
Labels: Era, RCA, London
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About Ketty Lester

1960s pop singer whose cover of "Love Letters" rose to the top of music charts in both the United Kingdom and the United States. She also played roles in various television series and films, including House Party 3.

Before Fame

She studied at San Francisco State College on a music scholarship.


She accompanied the Everly Brothers on their 1962 UK tour.

Family Life

She and her fourteen siblings were born to an Arkansas farming family.


She recorded a version of the classic Woody Guthrie song "This Land is Your Land."

Information related to Ketty Lester

  • Era Records artists
  • Actresses from Arkansas
  • African-American female singers
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Latest information about Ketty Lester updated on September 17, 2020.

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