Kitty Kallen

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Birthday
25, 1922
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 7, 2016 (93)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1922
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 7, 2016 (93)

About

Big band singer of the 1940s who had a #1 hit with "Little Things Mean a Lot."

Before Fame

She won first prize in a talent contest in her youth, imitating the popular singers of the day; her award was a camera, but her father thought she stole it.

Trivia

In her teenage years, she sang with Jimmy Dorsey's band, releasing the hit "Besame Mucho" and soon after becoming a hit on radio and a popular act in nightclubs.

Family Life

She was married twice: her first marriage was to Clint Garvin, but it was annulled after less than a year.

Associated With

For a short time early in her career she was the roommate of another young starlet, Dinah Shore.

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