Mildred Bailey

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Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Dec 12, 1951 (44)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Dec 12, 1951 (44)

About

An influential jazz singer during the 1930's best known for songs like Please Be Kind. She was nicknamed "The Queen of Swing".

Before Fame

She worked at Woolworth's as a sheet music demonstrator after moving to Seattle at age seventeen.

Trivia

She was posthumously inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1989.

Family Life

One of her brothers is singer and composer Al Rinker.

Associated With

She contributed vocals to the Frankie Trumbauer song I Like to Do Things For You.

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