The jazz singer Anita O’Day died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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American jazz singer who worked with many big bands and who was in the film Jazz on a Summer’s Day. She was the first artist to sign and release music with Verve Records.
She married Don Carter in 1937 and, after their annulment in 1939, she married Carl Hoff on January 18, 1943.
Two days before her death, she had demanded to be released from the hospital. On Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2006, at age 87, O’Day died in her sleep. The official cause of death was cardiac arrest.