Anita Kerr

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Birthday
31, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
DEATH DATE
Oct 10, 2022 (94)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
DEATH DATE
Oct 10, 2022 (94)

About

Singer, pianist, and producer known for being the founder of the critically-acclaimed vocal group The Anita Kerr Singers. With the group, she recorded more than thirty albums from the '50s to the '70s. Her song "Spanish Eyes" has accumulated over 150,000 streams on Spotify. 

Before Fame

She was the leader of the choir for the program Sunday Down South on WSM radio in the late '40s. 

Trivia

She won back-to-back Grammy Awards for Best Performance by a Vocal Group for We Dig Mancini in 1965 and A Man and A Woman in 1966. She released 4 solo albums throughout her career. 

Family Life

Her second marriage was to Swiss businessman Alex Grob. 

Associated With

She and the Singers can be heard singing backup on songs by a variety of influential artists, including Roy Orbison