Peggy Lee


Banu Gibson and Hal Smith Talk Great Vocalists

Singer Banu Gibson: “Not only was Peggy a wonderful singer and a great songwriter, but she was also a savvy businesswoman. Peggy inspired me to work both the artistic and business side of music. There are so many songs I love that Peggy Lee sang, but at the moment I[…]

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Things Only Adults Notice in ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Famous celebrities acting in animated features is nothing new, and it dates back at least to 1955, when Lady and the Tramp hit theaters. Headlining the cast: Miss Peggy Lee, an extremely popular American singer in the vocal jazz and traditional pop styles in the pre-rock ‘n’ roll era. Lee[…]

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The Incomparable Miss Peggy Lee

The incomparable Peggy Lee (1920-2002), American pop and jazz singer, composer, and actress, was born Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota. The grandchild of Swedish and Norwegian immigrants, her depression-era childhood was brutal: The sixth of seven children, her mother died when she was four years old; her beloved[…]

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