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Ethel Merman
Original name: Ethel Agnes Zimmerman
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Fastastic voice.
- Lin Hamilton
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014
 
A wonderful performer, talented actress you were a true icon of stage, screen and television. Rest in peace.
- internments
 Added: Aug. 24, 2014
 

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Aug. 23, 2014
 

- Stacey
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014
 
Since We've Never Met, I Came To Visit You Today Ethel, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
 

- Sojourner
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
 

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Jul. 6, 2014
 

- Albertico
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
 

- R I P
 Added: Jun. 25, 2014
 

- Old Coot
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014
 
Never had any trouble hearing you sing!! You were great!! You will be remembered!! RIP & God Bless!!
- Garlene Frazier
 Added: May. 13, 2014
 

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 5, 2014
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
 

- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014
 

- Dee
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
 

- Remember the beyond
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
 

- Malcolm James
 Added: Mar. 22, 2014
 

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
 

- BigLebo
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014
 
Never Forgotten
- Stasia K
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014
 

- Ron Mac
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
 

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014
 
Rest Peacefully.
- CDT
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
RIP, remembering you on your angel day.
- Sanshl
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
Ethel Merman: Madam, you will be known primarily for her belting voice and roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage."Among the many standards introduced by Merman in Broadwaymusicals are "I Got Rhythm", "Everything's Coming Up Roses", "Some People", "Rose's Turn", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "It's De-Lovely", "Friendship", "You're the Top", "Anything Goes", and "There's No Business Like Show Business", which later became her theme song. "Anything Goes proved to be the first of five Cole Porter musicals in which Merman starred. In addition to the title song, the score included "I Get a Kick Out of You", "You're the Top", and "Blow Gabriel Blow". It opened on November 21, 1934 at the Alvin Theatre,"New York Post called Merman "vivacious and ingratiating in her comedy moments, and the embodiment of poise and technical adroitness" when singing "as only she knows how to do." Although Merman always had remained with a show until the end of its run, she left. Anything Goes after eight months to appear with Eddie Cantor in the film Strike Me Pink. She was replaced by Benay Venuta, with whom she enjoyed a long but frequently tempestuous friendship. Gypsy was based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee and starred Merman as her domineering stage mother Rose Hovick, possibly Merman's best remembered performance. The musical opened on May 21, 1959 at The Broadway Theatre. In the New York Post, Richard Watts called Merman "A brilliant actress," Over the next several years Merman was featured in two films, the successful It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) and the flop The Art of Love(1965). She made dozens of television appearances on variety series hosted by Perry Como, Red Skelton, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Ed Sullivan, and Carol Burnett, talk shows with Mike Douglas, Dick Cavett, and Merv Griffin, and in episodes of That Girl, The Lucy Show, Batman, and Tarzan,among others. It was 30 years ago today, when the news broke out and announce that you died in your sleep. It was on October 10, 1984, an auction of her personal effects, including furniture, artwork, and theatre memorabilia, earned in excess of $120,000 at Christie's East. The 56th Academy Awards, held on April 2, 1984, ended with a performance of "There's No Business Like Show Business" in tribute to Merman. Your final on-screen appearance was in the film, Airplane! (1980), wherein she has a cameo as shell-shocked soldier "Lt. Hurwitz", who believes he is Ethel Merman. She briefly sings her classic "Everything's Coming Up Roses". is mentioned a lot in the musical series "In Forbidden Broadway  you were mentioned a lot in the musical series The Phantom of the Opera (1986).
- MFPS
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
In God's care.
- Gina G.
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- I am but a common mike
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- bob tarte
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
Saw you on tour in Call Me Madam; never forgotten it.
- bill
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
RIP
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Scotvik
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Blue Lady
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- ljhughes
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- AMELIA
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
R.I.P.
- Danny Trahan
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Gloria
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- TheMysterian
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
 
Ethel God Bless you. What a wonderful voice you had. Rest in Peace
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 25, 2014
 
Ethel God Bless you. What a wonderful voice you had. Rest in Peace
- Lynn Pizza
 Added: Jan. 25, 2014
 

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Jan. 22, 2014
 
Thank you for your outstanding contributions to the Broadway stage and to films. You certainly had a powerful singing voice. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Jan. 18, 2014
 

- w creighton
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
 
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