Congresswoman Lee Statement Regarding the Passing of Legendary Vocalist Nancy Wilson

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Lee released the following statement in response to the passing of legendary vocalist Nancy Wilson:

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of legendary vocalist Nancy Wilson. My thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and loved ones.

"Nancy was a pioneering vocalist who bridged jazz and pop music as only she could. She paved the way for so many African American performers to acheive success in popular music, yet in doing so, never lost touch with her soulful roots.

"My family and I had the privilege of knowing Nancy in life. She was always kind and supportive, and she epitomized elegance and grace in her music and in her life. She will be greatly missed, and fondly remembered as our "Fancy Miss Nancy."