Mavis Chloe Rivers

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Mavis Chloe Rivers (19 May 1929 – 29 May 1992) was a Samoan Jazz singer. She was born in Apia, Samoa in 1929.[1][2] She was a nominee for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1960, and the first non-American to be nominated for this award.


  1. ^ Rivers, Shane. "Mavis Chloe Rivers". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011. 
  2. ^ Jason Birchmeier. "AllMusic Mavis Rivers". Retrieved May 2012.