Barbara Cook (October 25, 1927 – August 8, 2017) was an American singer and actress. She became known during the 1950s after starring in the original Broadway musicals Plain and Fancy (1955), Candide (1956) and The Music Man (1957) among others, winning a Tony Award for the last.
Cook at the 2009 premiere of the Metropolitan Opera
|Born||October 25, 1927|
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||August 8, 2017 (aged 89)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Genres||Musical theatre, traditional pop|
Moss Music Group (1981-1988)
- McFidden, Robert D. (August 8, 2017). "Barbara Cook, Broadway Star Who Became a Cabaret Mainstay, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved August 8, 2017.