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Kathryn Grayson Obituary

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

OBITUARY

Kathryn Grayson dies at 88; MGM singing star in 1940s, ’50s

 

 

A dark-haired beauty with a heart-shaped face and brilliant coloratura voice, she appeared in the musicals ‘Anchors Aweigh,’ ‘Kiss Me Kate’ and ‘Show Boat.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
February 19, 2010

 

 Kathryn Grayson, an MGM singing star in the 1940s and early ’50s in musicals such as “Anchors Aweigh,” “Kiss Me Kate” and “Show Boat,” has died. She was 88.

 

Grayson died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles, said publicist Dale Olson.

 

A dark-haired beauty with a heart-shaped face and a brilliant coloratura voice, Grayson signed with MGM as a teenager and made her screen debut in “Andy Hardy’s Private Secretary,” starring Mickey Rooney, in 1941.

 

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