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Peggy Lee

American recording artist; singer, songwriter, composer and actress (1920-2002)

Peggy Lee

American recording artist; singer, songwriter, composer and actress (1920-2002)
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birthday
26th
May, 1920
Death
21st
January, 2002
Birth Place
Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S.
Birth Sign
gemini
Biography

Norma Deloris Egstrom (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002), known professionally as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, over a career spanning seven decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman’s big band, Lee created a sophisticated persona, writing music for films, acting, and recording conceptual record albums combining poetry and music.
Lee recorded over 1,100 masters and composed over 270 songs.

instruments played
Vocals
Associated Acts

Benny Goodman Laurindo Almeida Harold Arlen Sonny Burke Cy Coleman Duke Ellington Dave Grusin Quincy Jones Francis Lai Jack Marshall Johnny Mandel Marian McPartland Willard Robison Lalo Schifrin Victor Young Count Basie Louis Armstrong

Children

1

Genres

Jazz Popular Big band Swing Blues Latin jazz Vocal jazz

Known For

Vocals, recordings, acting Songwriting The Jazz Tree Disney's Lady and the Tramp Pete Kelly's Blues The Jazz Singer

Occupations

Singer songwriter actress composer

Origin

Valley City, Jamestown, Wimbledon, Fargo, North Dakota

Resting Place

Ashes buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles, U.S.

Spouses

Dave Barbour (m. 1943; div. 1951) Brad Dexter (m. 1953; div. 1953) Dewey Martin (m. 1956; div. 1958) Jack Del Rio (m. 1964; div. 1964)

Years Active

1936 2000

Name

Peggy Lee

Nationality

United States of America

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