|Born||February 5, 1936|
Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
|Died||November 24, 1992 (aged 56)|
|Associated acts||Sun Ra|
June Tyson (February 5, 1936 – November 24, 1992) was a singer, violinist, and dancer who performed with bandleader Sun Ra.
A native of Albemarle, North Carolina, she worked in Harlem during the 1960s as a singer. She met pianist Sun Ra and became the only woman in his band, the Arkestra. She also worked as the band's costume designer, choreographer, and violinist. She married a member of the crew who designed lighting and sound. Their home in Harlem became a regular stop for members of the band.
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