Blossom Dearie

Pop Singer

Birthday April 28, 1924

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Durham, NY

DEATH DATE Feb 7, 2009 (84)

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About

Singer who specialized in the bebop genre and was one of the last of the supper club performers.

Before Fame

She started out learning classical music when she was a child, but fell in love with jazz during her teenage years.

Trivia

She founded The Blue Stars of France after moving to Paris in 1952; the group would later be known as the Swingle Sisters.

Family Life

She married Belgian flutist and saxophonist Bobby Jaspar who she met while living in Paris.

Associated With

She had late-career success when her friend, jazz singer and composer Bob Dorough, employed her as a voice on the classic Schoolhouse Rock! series.