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Kitty Kallen (born Katherine Kalinsky; May 25, 1921 – January 7, 2016) was an American popular singer whose career spanned from the 1930s to the 1960s—to include the Swing era of the Big Band years. She was best known for her 1954 solo recording '"Little Things Mean a Lot".

Kitty Kallen
Kitty Kallen.jpg
Kallen, c. 1944
Born
Katherine Kalinsky

(1921-05-25)May 25, 1921
DiedJanuary 7, 2016(2016-01-07) (aged 94)
Spouse(s)Bernard Granoff (1948-1996; his death); 1 child
Musical career
Genres
Occupations
  • Singer
  • actor
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1939–1965
Labels
  • Columbia (1939–1948, 1956–1959)
  • Decca (1940, 1953–1955)
  • Mercury (1949–1951)
  • RCA Victor (1963)
  • 20th Century Fox (1964)

Kallen died on January 7, 2016 at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico at the age of 94.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kitty Kallen, Big Band Singer of 'Bésame Mucho,' Dies at 94". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-01-07.

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