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Judy Holliday - 100% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Judith Tuvim, 21 June 1922, New York, USA, d. 7 June 1965, New York, USA. An actress and singer with an endearing quality and a warm, unique comic style, Holliday’s first attempt to break into showbusiness was with Orson Welles and John Houseman at the Mercury Theatre, but she only succeeded in getting a job there as a telephone operator - ironic considering her later m Read more

Ethel Merman - 89% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, 16 January 1909, Astoria, New York, USA, d. 15 February 1984, New York, USA. One of the most celebrated ladies of the Broadway musical stage, a dynamic entertainer, with a loud, brash, theatrical singing style, flawless diction, and extravagant manner, who usually played a gutsy lady with a heart of gold. Merman worked first as a secretary, then sang Read more

Elaine Stritch - 77% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 2000s
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2 February 1925, Detroit, Michigan, USA. An inimitable actress and singer with a magnetic appeal, who has combined a career in the musical theatre with another in drama, films and on television. Stritch has been called caustic, sardonic, witty, tough, and much else besides. She is said to have sung for the first time on stage in the Long Island revue The Shape Of Things!, in Read more

Irving Berlin - 73% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Israel Isidore Baline, 11 May 1888, Temun, Siberia, Russia, d. 22 September 1989, New York City, New York, USA. Despite his foreign birth, Berlin became one of the greatest and most American of all songwriters. When he was four years old his family escaped a pogrom and travelled to the USA. His father was a cantor in his homeland, but in their new country he had to earn his Read more

Barbara Cook - 68% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
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Company - 64% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Derek Bailey (29 January 1930, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, d. 25 December 2005, London, England) established the Company week/festival in 1977 and, despite all the odds, several changes of venue and the occasional annual hiccup, the unpredictability of its financial success (or otherwise) it remained going, strong and ever-surprising, into the early 00s. Bailey’s ide Read more

Betty Buckley - 61% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Betty Lynn Buckley, 3 July 1947, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Encouraged by a mother who was a singer and dancer, Buckley became attracted to the musical theatre after seeing The Pajama Game when she was 11 years old. Nevertheless, she graduated with a BA degree in journalism from Texas Christian College, as well as studying voice and acting, and then worked in regional theatre Read more

Patti LuPone - 61% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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21 April 1949, Northport, Long Island, New York, USA. An actress and singer who left several well-known Hollywood and Broadway stars feeling bitterly disappointed and distraught when she won the role of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1993 London production of Sunset Boulevard. LuPone made her stage debut, tap dancing, at the age of four, and later took dancing c Read more

Gwen Verdon - 60% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon, 13 January 1925, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 18 October 2000, Woodstock, Vermont, USA. A vivacious, red-headed dancer, actress and singer, Verdon could be funny or tender, sassy or seductive, depending on the music and the mood. She studied dancing with Ernest Belcher from an early age, but initially followed her first husband into jo Read more

Bernadette Peters - 57% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bernadette Lazzara, 28 February 1948, Ozone Park, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. Often called ‘the finest singing actress since Barbra Streisand’, Bernadette Peters is certainly one of the few leading ladies of the last decade or so whose name on a Broadway marquee can cause box-office queues to form before the show has gone into previews. She was tap-dancin Read more

Carol Channing - 57% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Children's Music Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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31 January 1921, Seattle, Washington, USA. An actress and singer with a style and appearance that are difficult to define, she has been described as ‘a blonde, wide-eyed, long-legged, husky voiced, scatty personality’ - among other things. The daughter of a Christian Science teacher, Channing moved with her family to San Francisco at an early age, and later attende Read more

Audra McDonald - 55% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
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Matt Molloy - 55% match to Mary Martin

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jerome Kern - 52% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Instrumental Jazz Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 January 1885, New York City, New York, USA, d. 11 November 1945, New York City, New York, USA. One of the most important composers in the history of American popular music, Kern was taught to play the piano by his mother, and proved to be a gifted musician with a remarkable ear. While still at junior school he was dabbling with composition, and by his mid-teens was simult Read more

Kate Smith - 45% match to Mary Martin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Kathyrn Elizabeth Smith, 1 May 1907, Greenville, Alabama, USA, d. 17 June 1986. Smith is best remembered for her dynamic, belted rendition of Irving Berlin’s American patriotic anthem ‘God Bless America’, recorded in 1938 for Victor Records and a hit on three separate occasions. Her career spanned 50 years. She began singing professionally in the early 20s an Read more


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