Sylvia Murphy

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Sylvia Murphy is a formerly popular singer on radio and television programs on the CBC in Canada from 1950 to 1964. Born in Montreal, she got her start in nightclubs, and then was the featured singer on the radio programs Coca-Cola Refreshment Time and Club O'Connor. She moved to television with a break on Cross Canada Hit-Parade and later became the singer for Jack Kane's Orchestra on the Jack Kane Show, Music Makers[1] and Music '60. She also was a regular on the Wayne and Shuster Hour.

Murphy was married to Charles Templeton. Her children include comic-book artist Ty Templeton; internet entrepreneur Brad Templeton; TV host and director Deborah Burgess; and prominent tax attorney Michael Templeton. She later married William C. Tate, GM of Garrett Manufacturing Limited, a leading aerospace manufacturer.


  1. ^ "CBC Television Series 52-82 Mus-Mys". Queen's University. Retrieved 2009-02-10.