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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Popular Singer Eydie Gorme Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES – Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84.

Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit in 1963 with "Blame it on the Bossa Nova," died Saturday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas following a brief, undisclosed illness, said her publicist, Howard Bragman.

Gorme was a successful band singer and nightclub entertainer when she was invited to join the cast of Steve Allen's local New York television show in 1953.


1 comment:

Bullard Construction said...

Wow, what an icon! Nothing but love and best wishes to the family from here. She was such a part of our lives, and we loved her! God blessed us with her life!