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Gus Arnheim

The orchestra of Gus Arnheim released or helped made many a performer’s career, most well-known included in this Bing Crosby, who got an enormous push in the music business when Crosby’s sophomore outfit referred to as the Rhythm Boys cut a small number of sides using the Arnheim Music group. …

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Marian Anderson

A legendary African-American interpreter of both operatic and concert repertoire, Marian Anderson was possessed of 1 of the best possible contralto voices in living memory space. Her profession was notable not merely for her creative achievements — that have been many — also for a dignified tenacity when confronted with …

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Vivienne Segal

b. 19 Apr 1897, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 29 Dec 1992, LA, California, USA. Among the brightest celebrities from the American musical theater – an celebrity and vocalist who produced her name in operetta, before shifting to the advanced globe of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. She examined tone of …

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