The youngest of three children, Edythe Marrenner was born in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. Her father and mother, who were of Irish and Swedish descent respectively, endowed her with the milky complexion and ruby mane that would become her trademark. She grew up in poverty in the shadow of her older sister Florence who was her mother's favorite...See full bio »
1955I'll Cry Tomorrow
(performer: "The Vagabond King Waltz" / performer: "Sing You Sinners", "When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along", "Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe" / as Miss Hayward / "Sing You Sinners", "When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along", "Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe")
(performer: "Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe")
1952With a Song in My Heart
(performer: "THAT OLD FEELING", "JIM'S TOASTY PEANUTS", "I'M THRU WITH LOVE", "GET HAPPY", "BLUE MOON", "ON THE GAY WHITE WAY", "THE RIGHT KIND", "HOME ON THE RANGE", "EMBRACEABLE YOU", "TEA FOR TWO", "IT'S A GOOD DAY", "THEY'RE EITHER TOO YOUNG OR TOO OLD", "I'LL WALK ALONE", "AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL", "WONDERFUL HOME SWEET HOME", "GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY", "CHICAGO", "CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME", "CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY", "STEIN SONG" University of Maine, "INDIANA", "ALABAMY BOUND", "DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS", "DIXIE" / "WITH A SONG IN MY HEART")
When you're dead, you're dead. No one is going to remember me when I'm dead. Oh, maybe a few friends will remember me affectionately. Being remembered isn't the most important thing, anyhow. It's what you do when you are here that's important.
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When she was seven, she was hit by a car and suffered a fractured hip. The doctors' told her she might never walk again. However, after six months, she was able to get around on crutches and after a year was able to return to school. The injury left her with one leg that was an inch and half shorter than the other...
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