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Sarah Vaughan (I) (1924–1990)


Sarah Vaughan was born March 27, 1924 in Newark, NJ, and died April 3, 1990, in Los Angeles of lung cancer. Her parents were Asbury, a carpenter, and Ada, a laundress. She began studying music when she was seven, taking eight years of piano lessons and two years of organ. As a child she sang in the choir at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark ... See full bio »

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 2014 Selma (performer: "Easy Street")
 2012/I Sparkle (performer: "You Taught Me To Love Again")
 2011 The Adjustment Bureau (performer: "Fever (Adam Freeland Extended Remix)")
 2011 Martha Marcy May Marlene (performer: "Sophisticated Lady")
 2006 Family Hero (performer: "Time after Time")
 2006 Priceless (performer: "Whatever Lola Wants")
 2006 Infamous (performer: "Broken-Hearted Melody")
 2005 Guess Who (performer: "Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix)" (1955))
 2003 I Capture the Castle (performer: "Goodnight Sweetheart")
 2001 Anja & Viktor (performer: "All The Things You Are")
 2001 Heartbreakers (performer: "Quiet Nights (of Quiet Stars)")
 1997 For Richer or Poorer (performer: "Cheek to Cheek")
 1996 Faithful (performer: "Eternally' - as Sarah Vaughn)
 1995 Nixon (performer: "I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE" - as Sarah Vaughn)
 1995 The Confessional (performer: "Blues serenade")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "THEY CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME")
 1991 Boyz n the Hood (performer: "Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song)")
 1981 Sharky's Machine (performer: "Somewhere, Someway (Love Theme)", "Before You")
 1969 Cactus Flower ("A Time for Love is Anytime")
 1960 Murder, Inc. (performer: "The Awakening", "Fan My Brow")
 1957 Band of Angels (performer: "Band of Angels")
 1956 Basin Street Revue (performer: "You're Not the Kind of a Boy", "These Things I Offer You (For A Lifetime)" - uncredited)
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Album (w/Billy Eckstine): "Swingin' & Singin'" (Diplomat Records). See more »

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There's a category for me. I like to be referred to as a good singer of good songs in good taste. See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 854-856. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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