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Grace Moore (I) (1898–1947)


Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of the girls basketball team in 19l6. She was selected ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 48) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Known For

(1934)
The King Steps Out Princess Elizabeth / Cissy
(1936)
Jenny Lind Jenny Lind
(1931)
A Lady's Morals Jenny Lind
(1930)

Filmography

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 1939 Louise
Louise
 1937 I'll Take Romance
Elsa Terry
 1937 When You're in Love
Louise Fuller (as Miss Grace Moore)
 1936 The King Steps Out
Princess Elizabeth / Cissy (as Miss Grace Moore)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Margaret Howard (as Miss Grace Moore)
 1934 One Night of Love
Mary
 1931 Jenny Lind
Jenny Lind
 1930 New Moon
Princess Tanya Strogoff
 1930 A Lady's Morals
Jenny Lind
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Dubarry. Musical/operetta. Lyrics by Rowland Leigh. Music by Karl Millöcker [credited as Carl Millocker]. Music arranged by Theo Mackaben. Libretto adapted by Rowland Leigh [earliest Broadway credit] and Desmond Carter. From the German libretto of Paul Knepler and J.M. Willeminsky. Based on "Grafin Dubarry" by F. Zell and ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Miss Grace Moore

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Spouse:

Valentín Parera  (her death)
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Personal Quote:

[on performing in movies] I already had some of the fame, but Hollywood gave me the rich lace trimmings, the royal robes, the furs, the jewels, the international celebrity. See more »

Trivia:

On the eve of her death, Grace had sung in concert before a packed Copenhagen audience of over 4,000. She had just boarded a flight to Stockholm Sweden when the KLM DC3 plane crashed and exploded upon takeoff. See more »

Nickname:

The Tennessee Nightingale

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