Betty George

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Betty George
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Background information
Born (1926-04-11)April 11, 1926
Manchester, New Hampshire
United States
Died November 16, 2007(2007-11-16) (aged 81)
Albany, New York
United States
Genres Jazz
Occupations Singer
Associated acts Casa Loma Orchestra

Betty George (April 11, 1926 – November 16, 2007) was an American singer of Greek descent. She was a soloist during the big band era.

Biography[edit]

George was born in Manchester, New Hampshire. At school she was known as a beauty and she went to New York where she sang with big bands including Glen Gray. She worked for over 16 years with Milton Berle.[1]

In the 1970s and 1980s she revived her career when she became a regular guest on local TV in Albany.

George died in Albany, New York, where she was living, but was buried in New Hampshire.

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