Betty Carter was a singer-songwriter, composer, and musician from the United States . She was born Lillie Mae Jones on May 16, 1929, in Flint, Michigan . Carter mainly focused on jazz and post-bop genres in her music career .
Carter was a part of the music and music industry . In addition to her roles as a singer-songwriter and composer, she was a singer and musician .
She passed away on September 26, 1998, in New York City . Betty Carter's official name was Lillie Mae Jones , and she held American nationality .