The pop singer Jo Stafford died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Pop singer of World War II ballads like “I’ll Be Seeing You” and “You Belong to Me” who was also an actress.
She married John Huddleston in 1941 and the couple divorced two years later. She married pianist and composer Paul Weston in 1952.
Jo Stafford, the wistful singing voice of the American home front during World War II and the Korean War, died on Wednesday at her home in Century City, Calif. She was 90. The cause of death was congestive heart failure, her son, Tim Weston, said Friday.
When rock came in, I wasn’t bitter about it. I was puzzled.
Songs suffer at the mercy of the performer.
I just learned my lyrics and tried not to bump into the trumpet player. That was my philosophy.
I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren’t hiring opera singers.
I’ll probably never put out another album because I’m a tough critic of my work, and I don’t think I could come up to those standards any more.