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  Name: Cass Elliot                                                                 
  Birth name: Ellen Naomi Cohen                                                     
  Also known as Mama Cass                                                           
  Born: 19 September 1941 Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.                                 
  Died: 29 July 1974 London, England, UK                                           
  Genre: Pop music, Folk rock                                                       
  Occupation: Singer                                                               
  Instrument: Vocals                                                               
  Years active: 1963-74                                                             
  Cass Elliot (September 19, 1941 - July 29, 1974), born Ellen Naomi Cohen, was a   
  noted American singer, best remembered as Mama Cass of the pop quartet The Mamas 
  & the Papas. After the group broke up, she had a successful solo career,         
  releasing nine albums. Elliot was found dead in her hotel room in London from an 
  apparent heart attack after two sold-out performances at the Palladium.