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Sammy Kaye - 100% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Big Band & Swing Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1940s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Samuel Zamocay, 13 March 1910, Lakewood, Ohio, USA, d. 2 June 1987, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. Kaye began playing in bands while still at college. In the early 30s he led a band at the Statler Hotel in Cleveland and also worked in Pittsburgh. In the later years of the decade he was hired by several top New York hotels, including the Astor and the New Yorker. An adept clarin Read more

Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra - 100% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Big Band & Swing
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Deanna Durbin - 88% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Comedy Vocals Easy Listening Mystery / Thriller
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edna Mae Durbin, 4 December 1921, Winnipeg, Canada. A refreshingly natural and spirited actress and singer, with a clear, thrilling soprano voice, who was one of the top box-office stars in film musicals of the late 30s and 40s. The Durbin family moved to Los Angeles, California when Deanna was a baby, and she received voice training from the age of eight. After being spotte Read more

Alice Faye - 55% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Drama Vocals Action & Adventure Kids & Family Movie Magazines Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording Read more

Jane Froman - 43% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Ellen Jane Froman, 10 November 1911, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, d. 22 April 1980, Columbia, Missouri, USA. Raised in Columbia, Missouri, where her mother was head of music at the Christian College, Froman showed early musical promise. Educated at the College and later at the University of Missouri and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, she began singing professionally whil Read more

Art Mooney - 35% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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1911, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. A popular band leader in the late 40s and 50s, Mooney started out by leading a band mostly in Detroit and the Midwest area during the 30s. After military service in World War II, he formed a new outfit with a similar style and sound to Glenn Miller, especially in the reed section. The band’s arrangers included Neal Hefti and George Wil Read more

Betty Grable - 29% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Comedy Drama Westerns Classic Exploitation Mystery / Thriller Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 December 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An actress, singer and dancer in movie musicals of the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A beautiful blonde with a peaches-and-cream complexion, during World War II the famous picture of her wearing a white bathing suit displaying her shapely legs (which were reportedly ins Read more

Bob Hope - 26% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Comedy Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Television Musicals & The Arts Action & Adventure Movies & TV Drama Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Leslie Townes Hope, 29 May 1903, Eltham, London, England, d. 27 July 2003, Hollywood, California, USA. One of the all-time great entertainers; an actor and comedian, whose singing ability has usually been sadly under-rated. Hope was taken to the USA at the age of four and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. As a teenager he tried his hand at various jobs including boxing, and toured Read more

Jeanette MacDonald - 25% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Vocals Drama Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Classical
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nelson Eddy (29 June 1901, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 6 March 1967) and Jeanette MacDonald (b. 18 June 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 14 January 1965, Houston, Texas, USA). Often called the most successful singing partnership in the history of the cinema, their series of eight operetta-style films vividly caught the imagination of 30s audiences. Eddy came f Read more

Frank Sinatra - 24% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Vocals Drama Musicals & The Arts Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Mystery / Thriller Pop / Rock Television Documentaries Action & Adventure Jazz Big Band & Swing Music & Radio Soundtracks Vintage Hollywood Westerns War Holiday & Seasonal Movies & TV Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Francis Albert Sinatra, 12 December 1915, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, d. 15 May 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA. After working for a time in the office of a local newspaper, The Jersey Observer, Frank Sinatra decided to pursue a professional career as a singer. Already an admirer of Bing Crosby, he was impelled to pursue this course after attending a 1933 Crosby concert, an Read more

Mary Martin - 22% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Vocals Vocals Drama Easy Listening Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Virginia Martin, 1 December 1913, Weatherford, Texas, USA, d. 3 November 1990, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. A legendary star of the Broadway musical theatre during the 40s and 50s, and one of its most charming, vivacious and best-loved performers. Her father was a lawyer, and her mother a violin teacher. She took dancing and singing lessons from an early age, married Read more

Jane Powell - 20% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Vocals Comedy Drama Easy Listening Kids & Family
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1980s 2000s
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Suzanne Burce, 1 April 1929, Portland, Oregon, USA. A petite, vivacious, actress and singer with a thrilling soprano voice who excelled in several popular MGM musicals of the 50s. After singing a mixture of classical and popular songs on local radio, she won a film contract with MGM when she was just 15 years old. Her debut in Song Of The Open Road was followed in the 40s a Read more

Dorothy Lamour - 19% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Comedy Drama Horror Musicals & The Arts Vocals Action & Adventure War Soundtracks Movie Magazines Documentaries
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Leta Dorothy Stanton (or Kaumeyer), 10 December 1914, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 22 September 1996, Los Angeles, California, USA. An actress and singer particularly remembered for the series of ‘Road’ films with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in which she invariably wore her trademark sarong. Crowned Miss Orleans at the age of 14, she moved to Chicago in the e Read more

Glenn Miller - 14% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals Drama Easy Listening Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 March 1905, Clarinda, Iowa, USA, d. 15 December 1944. Miller was the first artist to be credited with a million-selling disc (for ‘Chattanooga Choo Choo’), and was the toast of North American popular music during World War II for his uniformed orchestra’s fusion of sober virtuosity, infectious dance rhythms and varied intonation of brass and woodwind. In Mil Read more

Arthur Godfrey - 13% match to Kate Smith

Genres: Comedy Documentaries Drama Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
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