Martha Davis

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Birthday
14, 1917
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Apr 6, 1960 (42)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1917
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Apr 6, 1960 (42)

About

Singer and pianist known as one half of the popular musical comedy duo Martha Davis & Spouse. She released several Top 10 hits, like 1948's "Daddy-O".

Before Fame

She got her start singing and playing piano in local Chicago nightclubs during the 30's.

Trivia

She died from cancer at the unfortunately early age of 42 while living in New York.

Family Life

She married bassist Calvin Ponder, who played in the band lead by Earl Hines.

Associated With

She and her husband performed as Martha Davis & Spouse on TV programs like CBS' The Garry Moore Show during their heyday.