All About Jazz is celebrating Blossom Dearie's birthday today!
Born 28 April 1928, East Durham, New York, USA. A singer, pianist and songwriter, with a wispy, little-girlish" voice, Dearie is regarded as one of the great supper club singers. Her father was of Scottish and Irish descent; her mother emigrated from Oslo, Norway. Dearie is said to have been given her unusual first name after a neighbour brought peach blossoms to her house on the day she was born... Read more.
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