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HIDDEN ERROR: Usage of "Instruments" is not recognizedHIDDEN ERROR: Usage of "Image_size" is not recognized Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 - April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer, described by music critic Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nicknamed "Sassy", "The Divine One" and "Sailor" (for her salty speech), Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner. The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed upon her its "highest honor in jazz", the NEA Jazz Masters Award, in 1989. Early life: Sarah Vaughan's father, Asbury "Jake" Vaughan, was a carpenter by trade and played guitar and piano. Her mother, Ada Vaughan, was a laundress and sang in the church choir. Jake and Ada Vaughan had migrated to Newark from Virginia during the First World War. Sarah was their only biological child, although in the 1960s they adopted Donna, the child of a woman who traveled on the road with Sarah Vaughan. The Vaughans lived in a house on Brunswick Street,...

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On Aug 13, 2009. 11:30pm
dhream said

Call me a big softie, but this is a secret all time fav song ever since I saw Julie Andrews' Maria trill it out in THAT movie, back when.
Sarah gives it a smoky, sexy, grown-up feel, so I can re-live the childhood goosebumps of hearing this track with late-night friends, and not lose 'cool' points.

On May 12, 2011. 12:50pm
Christopher Lynch said

A truly magnificent singer - a lady who can still show many trendy younger singers 'how it's done'. Superb voice, nice range and control,lovely intonation, soulful and capable of crossing genres comfortably.

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