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Mattie Moss Clark


Dr. Mattie Moss Clark was a gospel choir movie director for some of her existence, and is frequently credited among the 1st to instruct three-part harmony to some choir. Given birth to in 1925 in Selma, AL, Clark relocated to Detroit, MI, in 1958, and quickly thereafter arranged the Southwest Michigan Condition Choir from the Cathedral of God in Christ. Not only is it a songwriter, vocalist, pianist, arranger, and choir movie director, Clark was also leader of the Country wide Music Deptartment from the Cathedral of God in Christ for 25 years, and founded the Clark Conservatory College of Music in Detroit. Over time, Clark documented with such performers as Elder Adam Moore, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Elder Adam Lennox, Rev. Richard “Mr. Clean” Light, and Betty Ransom Nelson, while Clark also helped such performers as Walter Hawkins, Hezekiah Walker, and Richard Smallwood obtain careers began. Clark recorded a lot more than 35 albums during her profession (and was among the initial gospel artists to get a gold-certified record), before loss of life at age 69, on Sept 22, 1994, in Southfield, MI.

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Full Name Mattie Moss Clark
Date Of Birth March 26, 1925
Died September 22, 1994, Southfield, Michigan, United States
Profession Music Producer, Songwriter, Conductor, Gospel singer
Education Selma University
Nationality American
Spouse Rev. Elbert Clark
Children Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Jacky Cullum Chisholm, Leo Cullum
Parents Mattie J. Walker, Fred Moss
Siblings Bill Moss
Music Songs Climbing Up The Mountain, I Don't Know What I would Do Without The Lord, That's Christ, He Was Hung-Up for My Hang-Ups, God's Got All You Need, Try Jesus, Crucified with Christ, The Hands of God Reached out and Touched Me, Won't Let Go Of His Hand, I'll Let Nothing Separate Me from the Love of God, He Promised Never to Leave Me Alone, And Ye Shall Be Saved, The Praise, Wonderful Grace Of Jesus, He Satisfies, That's What My God Really Is, Saints Around the Throne, Lord I Want to Be Ready, I Found Him to Be Alright, God Can Do It, Come I'll Give You Rest, You Can't Hide from God, That Shall He Also Reap, O Ye Dry Bones, My Cup Runneth Over, To Let His Will Be Done, Power Is All You Need, I know a Great Savior, I Found Jesus, My Faith Holds out Till He Comes, Put Your Hand in God's Hand, Worthy Is the Lamb
Albums That's Christ / He Was Hung Up For My Hang Ups, I'm Not Alone / The Hands Of God Reached Out And Touched Me, Live In Los Angeles (Live In Los Angeles/1988), God's Got All You Need / Crucified With Christ, Live In Miami Beach, Dr. Mattie Moss Clark Presents Corey Skinner's Collegiate Voices of Faith (feat. Corey Skinner's Collegiate Voices of Faith), I Don't Know What I Would Do Without The Lord / Experts From Unac-5 New Orleans

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1 She is daughter of Dr. Mattie Moss Clark & Rev. Elbert Clark.
2 She got her musical training from Howard University.
3 Is a member of the Clark Sisters with her sisters Jacky, Dorinda and Karen.



Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music 2004 Video documentary writer: "You Brought the Sunshine"



Dark Day at First Church 2013 Herself
Unsung 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
Gospel 1983 Documentary Herself

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