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Marion Harris
Birth: c. Apr. 4, 1896
Death: Mar. 23, 1944
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Jazz Musician. She was a vaudeville and revue headliner, famed for her renditions of jazz songs. She began her recording career in 1916 performing such standards as "Look for the Silver Lining", "I Ain't Got Nobody Much", "After You've Gone" and "The Man I Love". Universal asked her in 1929 to use her voice for a film player, which she refused. She appeared in "Devil May Care "(1929), as ‘Louise', and as Herself in "Gems of M-G-M (1930) and "Falling in Love" (1935). (bio by: Ginny M) 
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  Robert Williams (1894 - 1931)
Kensico Cemetery
Westchester County
New York, USA
Plot: Actors' Fund
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Jun 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11262329
Marion Harris
Added by: Erik Skytte
Marion Harris
Added by: Ginny M
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I thinking of you today. You is not forgotten. Inhave played many of your recordings today. I will like to sing with you in heaven Marion.Every day is a great daybfor me now when I can listening to you. Thanks for making me so happy every day. Hod bless y...(Read more)
- Ada from Norway
 Added: Jan. 25, 2015
Happy new year Marion. I will listening to you every day this year. You sang more than fantastic. Every time Inhear you song I'm really happy.
- Ada from Norway
 Added: Jan. 14, 2015
Happy christmas to you dear Marion. Now I hear you sing so beautifully. I really love heR you sing. Thanks for the lovely recordeings.
- Ada from Norway
 Added: Dec. 28, 2014
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