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Peggy Lee

(Norma Deloris Egstrom)
Age: 81

jazz-pop singer, songwriter, and actress whose smooth, smoldering voice defined the genre. She performed with Benny Goodman's orchestra before setting out on a successful solo career. She earned an Oscar nomination for her role as an alcoholic singer in Pete Kelly's Blues.

Died: Los Angeles, Jan. 21, 2002

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