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Mama Cass Elliot

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Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 29, 1974 (32)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 29, 1974 (32)

About

Vocalist with The Mamas & the Papas, the group that released the hit "California Dreamin.'" She pursued a solo career, releasing five albums.

Before Fame

She dropped out of high school to go to New York City, where her first attempt at Broadway ended in failure.

Trivia

It was rumored that she died by choking on a ham sandwich, but in reality she passed away from a heart attack.

Family Life

She married James Hendricks in 1963; after their annulment in 1969, she remarried Donald von Wiedenman in 1971.

Associated With

She was once a guest on The Johnny Cash Show.