Lee, Peggy Bands and Artists Music

Peggy Lee (1920-2002) was a well-known American jazz and traditional pop vocalist, born Norma Deloris Egstrom. She first came to fame singing with the Benny Goodman Orchestra from 1941 to 1943. In 1943 she married Goodman guitarist Dave Barbour, with whom she collaborated musically as well. After a series of health problems through the 80s and 90s (including complications of diabetes and a stroke) which saw her performing in a wheelchair and sometimes with an oxygen tank, she passed away January 21, 2002 at her home, probably of a heart attack.

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