Category 1916

The Talented Pearl Bailey

The Talented Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey
Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.
Pearl Bailey

Bailey c. 1960
Born
Pearl Mae Bailey
March 29, 1918
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Died
August 17, 1990 (aged 72)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Cause of death
Arteriosclerotic coronary artery disease
Occupation
Actress, singer
Years active
1936–1989
Spouses
John Randolph Pinkett (m. 1948–52)
Louie Bellson (m. 1952–90)
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Musical History Of The 1916

Musical History Of The 1916

1916 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1916.

Art Archaeology Architecture Literature Music Philosophy Science +…Events 

February 1 – Carl Nielsen conducts the première of his Symphony No. 4, the Inextinguishable, in Copenhagen.
February 11 – Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents its first concert.
March 3 – The Original Dixieland Jass Band begin playing at Schiller’s Cafe in Chicago, Illinois, under the name Stein’s Dixie Jass Band.
March 10 – Sir Hubert Parry writes the choral setting of William Blake’s poem “And did those feet in ancient time” which becomes known as “Jerusalem” (first performed 28 March at the Queen’s Hall, London).
April 28 – Edison Records carry out the first public “comparison test” b...

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The Fantastic Andrews Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrews Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrew Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrew Sisters Part One

From top: LaVerne, Patty, Maxene

I may not have been born yet, but I grew up watching them on The Abbott and Costello films, and now to be actually doing their biography is something that, I’m going to love to do. In this blog entitled The Andrews Sisters Part One, Im going to start from the beginning and slowly move up till the end, and since this is a musical website, I’ll be uploading a full album, so enjoy reading my blog, and then listen to The Andrew Sisters from iTunes, which I bought, and you can too, from iTunes.

Born

LaVerne: July 6, 1911

Maxene: January 3, 1916

Patty: February 16, 1918

Pile, Minnesota

Beginning

Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Died

LaVerne: May 8, 1967 (aged 55), Los Angeles, California

Ma...

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