Peggy Lee is a Actor, Production Manager and Sound American born on 26 may 1920 at Jamestown (USA)
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Birth name Norma Deloris EgstromNationality USABirth 26 may 1920
at Jamestown (USA
)Death 21 january 2002
(at 81 years) at Bel Air (USA
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs.
Lee was married four times; each marriage ended in divorce:
Guitarist and composer Dave Barbour (1943–1951); daughter Nicki Lee Foster (1943 - 2014)
Actor Brad Dexter (1953)
Actor Dewey Martin (1956–1958)
Bandleader and percussionist Jack Del Rio (1964–1965)
Retirement and death
In addition to owning a Sparks, Nevada restaurant called the 50 Yard Line, Miss Lee continued to perform into the 1990s, sometimes in a wheelchair. After years of poor health, Lee died of complications from diabetes and a heart attack at age 81. She was buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles' Westwood, Los Angeles, California neighborhood. On her marker in a garden setting is inscribed, "Music is my life's breath."