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Bea Wain R.I.P.

PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:35 am
by john poole
The “Big Band” singer Bea Wain is 100 today - born Beatrice Weinsier in The Bronx, NYC 30th April, 1917 (five days after Ella Fitzgerald)

‘Heart and Soul’ with Larry Clinton & his Orchestra (1939)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsIL07eOqOU

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bea_Wain
Tribute on her 95th in 2012 -
https://stianeriksen.com/2012/04/30/bea ... -birthday/

Re: Bea Wain (30th April Birthday)

PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:17 pm
by uiwangmike
Thanks, John. A new name to me. Hearing this, I wonder why she became 1,000 times less famous than Ella.

Bea Wain R.I.P.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:50 pm
by john poole
Bea Wain passed away on Saturday, aged 100 -
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/ob ... story.html

R.I.P.