American singer, songwriter and actress.
Born: 9 August 1963 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Died: 11 February 2012 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA (aged 48).
Married to [a=Bobby Brown] on 18 Jul 1992, but separated in October 2006 and divorced 24 April 2007. The marriage produced a daughter, [a=Bobbi Kristina Brown].
Houston appeared in a number of films. Her first starring role was in "[url=http://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Bodyguard-Original-Soundtrack-Album/master/61126]The Bodyguard[/url]" (1992), who's soundtrack won the 1994 Grammy Award for Album Of The Year. Houston's single from it, "I Will Always Love You" (a Dolly Parton song), became one of the best-selling singles in music history.
Houston was the daughter of soul/gospel singer [a=Cissy Houston] and cousin of [a=Dionne Warwick] and [a=Dee Dee Warwick]. Her godmother was [a=Aretha Franklin].