Classic jazz singer who recorded the award-winning albums How Glad I Am and Turned to Blue.
She won a talent competition held by the TV station WTVN.
She released seventy albums and won three Grammy Awards, including for How Glad I Am.
She married Drummer Kenny Dennis in 1960 and the pair divorced ten years later; she was later married to Reverend Wiley Burton in 1973.
Wilson was the recipient of the Whitney Young, Jr. Award in 1992.