Nora Bayes

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Birthday
8, 1880
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 19, 1928 (47)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1880
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 19, 1928 (47)

About

Singer and comedic stage actress popular during the early 1900s. Her World War I-era recording of "Over There" became famous internationally.

Before Fame

She began performing in vaudeville productions at the age of eighteen. She later appeared on the Broadway stage.

Trivia

She co-wrote the popular song "Shine on Harvest Moon," which debuted in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1908.

Family Life

She married her fifth husband, Benjamin Friedland, in 1925. Over the course of her five marriages, she became the adoptive mother of three children.

Associated With

Fellow singer Jack Norworth was her second husband.