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Janet Lee Constantine, Leon Russell’s wife

Janet Lee Constantine is the wife of Leon Russell. Constantine’s husband, Russell was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling records during his 60-year career which spanned multiple genres, including rock and roll, country, gospel, bluegrass, rhythm, and blues, southern rock, blues rock, folk, surf, and Tulsa Sound.

Janet Lee Constantine is the second woman Russell took to the alter. Russell had six children: a daughter from a relationship with Carla McHenry; a son and daughter from his first marriage, to Mary McCreary; and three daughters from his later marriage to Janet Lee Constantine.

How did the two love birds, Janet Lee Constantine and Leon Russell meet? Much information is not available regard the circumstances under which the two meet and started their relationship. However, they got married in the years 1983. They married in a beautiful ceremony in the presence of their friends, family and, loved ones. The couple went on to have three daughters. They are Sugaree Noel Bridges,  Coco Bridges and, Honey Bridges

Much is not known about Janet Lee Constantine untill she got married to the propular musican. Infirmation related to her age, date and place of birth are not avilable at the moment.

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Russell spent the rest of his life with Janet Lee Constantine. Russell died in his sleep at his Nashville, Tennessee home on November 13, 2016, at the age of 74. In 2010, he had undergone surgery, and in July 2016, he suffered a heart attack. He was recovering from heart surgery. Russell’s funeral was on November 18 at Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and a public memorial was held at The Oral Roberts University Mabee Center on November 20 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is interred at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Janet Lee Constantine
Janet Lee Constantine’s husband, Russell and Elton John

Elton John, who had once been Russell’s opening act, acknowledged him as his “biggest influence as a piano player, a singer and a songwriter.” On hearing of Russell’s death, he said: “My darling Leon Russell passed away last night. He was a mentor, an inspiration and so kind to me. I loved him and always will.”John once recalled:

When Mr. Russell’s “Greatest Hits” album came on one day during the trip, I started to cry, it moved me so much. His music takes me back to the most wonderful time in my life, and it makes me so angry that he’s been forgotten.




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