Vaughn, Sarah

Frameable 1949 sentiment signed by “The Divine One”

Price: $60.00

Description:
(1924-1990) ("Sassy", "The Divine One") American jazz singer, 3-time Grammy winner, received National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award 1989. Received 1947 Esquire Magazine New Star Award and awards from Down Beat Magazine 1947-52, and Metronome Magazine 1948-53. Commercial success began with 1954 hit "Make Yourself Comfortable" and continued with a succession of hits, including: "How Important Can It Be" (with Count Basie), "Whatever Lola Wants", "The Banana Boat Song", "You Ought to Have A Wife" and "Misty". Her commercial success peaked in 1959 with "Broken Hearted Melody", her first gold record and a regular part of her concert repertoire for years to come. Featured at the 1st Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 and at Newport and in New York City for the rest of her life. In April 1972, she recorded a collection of ballads written, arranged and conducted by Michel Legrand. "Send In The Clowns” became her signature, replacing "Tenderly" from the beginning of her solo career. A PBS broadcast of her 1980 Gershwin program with the New Jersey Symphony won her a 1981 Emmy for "Individual Achievement-Special Class". Vaughan received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 1985, and was inducted into American Jazz Hall of Fame 1988. “Sincerely Yours/Sarah Vaughn” penned on message side of dark pink 3 ½ x 5 ¼ postcard postmarked 1949, New York City, to a Pennsylvania woman

Condition: Very good, mount remnants verso
Type:Autograph Sentiment Signed






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