NATALIE COLE Natalie Maria Cole Born: February 6, 1950 Los Angeles, CA Died December 31, 2015 (aged 65) Los Angeles, CA Occupation: Singer, songwriter & actress. Daughter of singers Nat King Cole & Maria Cole
Maria Cole attending the annual Academy Awards with her husband who was, of course, the legendary Nat “King” Cole. Born Maria Hawkins in Boston in she was an accomplished jazz singer who performed with Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Died July 2012 at age
Maria Hawkins Ellington tries on one of her gifts at a party in Harlem celebrating her marriage to Nat “King” Cole in March The Coles were married at the famous Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem by Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.