Peggy Lee

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Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs. Wikipedia

Age: 81 (age at death)
Born: 26 May 1920, Jamestown, North Dakota
Died: 21 January 2002, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Fever


337 Credits »
2002 Hudson & Halls -
1971 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law Jenny Rush
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Packer Jo
1963 Big Night Out -
1955 Lady and the Tramp Darling, Si, Am, ...
1955 Pete Kelly's Blues Rose Hopkins
1954 Shower of Stars Mary Rigley
1954 Red Skelton Revue Guest Vocalist, Two-Gun Nellie
1953 G.E. True Theater Natalia Cory
1952 The Jazz Singer Judy Lane
1952 The Jackie Gleason Show Guest Jazz, Pop Vocalist, Guest Vocalist


1,236 Songs »
1 Fever 2014
2 Winter Wonderland 2011
3 I'm A Woman 1963
4 Black Coffee 1963
5 He's A Tramp 1963
6 Big Spender 1963
7 Bali Ha'i 2013
8 A Doodlin' Song
9 Happy Holiday 2011
10 It's A Good Day
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



"I sang before I could talk."


2 Awards »
Nominated for 2 Awards

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