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 Gertrude Niesen

Gertrude Niesen

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 27 Mar 1975 (aged 63)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Devotion, C-21570 (unmarked)
Memorial ID 18669 · View Source
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Actress, Singer. Born in New York City, she was a natural singer whom achieved her greatest successes, in music and in movies, during the big-band era. In 1934, she was cast in the Broadway musical "Calling All Stars" followed by "The Ziegfeld Follies" of 1936. During the 1940s, she recorded for Decca records with hits to include "Old Café Time", "Isle in the West Indies", "Where Are You", "I Want to Make with the Happy Times" and "I Wanna Get Married". For feature films, she appeared in "Yacht Party" (1932), "Top of the Town" (1937), "Rockies on Parade" (1941), "This Is the Army" (1943), "He's My Guy" (1943), and "The Babe Ruth Story" (1948). She died in Hollywood, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18669
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Niesen (8 Jul 1911–27 Mar 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18669, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .