Wikipedia : This day (June 12, 2014), in LAs Vegas, died Jimmy Scott a.k.a Little Jimmy Scott, an American jazz vocalist famous for his high contralto voice,
Jimmy Scott : Ray Charles describes Jimmy’s singing, This man is all about feeling. He defined what ‘soul’ is all about in singing long before anyone was using that word!
@allmusic : He (aka Little Jimmy Scott) had an unusual career conditioned by his physical limitations and record company machinations that sometimes prevented him from being heard, but he mounted a major comeback late in life.
@last.fm : Scott has Kallmann’s syndrome, a genetic condition which stunted his growth at five feet and prevented him reaching puberty, leaving him with a high, boy-like voice. .