Wikipedia : This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer.
Official Site : Of Norwegian and Swedish ancestry, Peggy Lee was born Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota, a farm town on the Great Plains, on May 26, 1920. She was the seventh of eight children born to Marvin Egstrom, a station agent for the Midland Continental Railroad, and Mrs. Egstrom, who died when the child was four years old.
@last.fm : As a songwriter, she collaborated with Sonny Burke, Victor Young, Francis Lai, Dave Grusin, John Chiodini, her husband Dave Barbour and Duke Ellington, who stated, ‘If I’m the Duke, then Peggy’s the Queen’ As an actress, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Pete Kelly’s Blues.
Video : Is That All There Is? (1969) .Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans – Makin’Whoopee . w/ Petula Clark – Wedding Bell Blues . Why Don’T You Do Right . Manana (1950) . w/ Andy Williams – St Louis Blues . Fever . Big Spender .