Peggy Lee 100, a centennial celebration of one of the great musical figures of the 20th century, has today been announced by the Peggy Lee Estate. Lee was born on 26 May 1920, and throughout 2020, the 100th anniversary of the great jazz and pop vocalist and entertainer’s birth will[…]
Peggy Lee was a sophisticated stage persona created by a humble farmer’s daughter from Jamestown, North Dakota, whose real name was Norma Deloris Egstrom. She rose to fame at the height of the big band era, serving her apprenticeship with the “King Of Swing”, Benny Goodman, before establishing herself as[…]
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Aug. 5 — Miss Peggy Lee at 100. The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter will be saluted by the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and special guest Debbie Harry. Read full article here.
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JAMESTOWN, N.D. – An associate professor at the University of Jamestown has spent nearly 30 years researching, collecting, and gathering artifacts related to Peggy Lee. Now, part of her collection is open to view by the public. Read full article here.