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The incomparable Hildegarde : the sexuality, style and image of an entertainment icon

Author: Monica Storme Gallamore
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Incomparable Hildegarde (1906-2005) lived a life of glamour and excitement. She began her career as a pianist in Milwaukee's silent movie theaters. Her name and style became synonymous with high-class entertainment at venues like the Persian Room at the Plaza Hotel. This first biography of Hildegarde Sill covers her 70-year career"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gallamore, Monica Storme.
Incomparable Hildegarde.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, [2018]
(DLC) 2018005643
Named Person: Hildegarde; Hildegarde
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Storme Gallamore
ISBN: 9781476630731 1476630739
OCLC Number: 1030303983
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Incomparable Hildegarde; 1. An Exotic European Chanteuse from Adell, Wisconsin; 2. From a Duck to a Swan: Hildegarde's Transformation to Main Attraction; 3. A European Singing Sensation; 4. "The Luscious, Hazel-Eyed Milwaukee Blonde Who Sings the Way Garbo Looks"; 5. The Cult of Hildegarde; 6. Anna and "America's No. 1 Songstress"; 7. Hildegarde and Anna; 8. Over 50-So What!; 9. The Legend; Epilogue; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Monica Storme Gallamore.

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The Incomparable Hildegarde, lived a long life full of glamour and excitement. Her career started in Milwaukee silent movie theatres, then the Vaudeville stage, and singing and playing piano in the  Read more...

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