Biography - A Short Wiki
Singer during the Golden Age of Radio who performed with Bob Hope on USO tours. She has a Hollywood Walk of Fame star for her contributions to film.
She was discovered by Eli Witt at an American Legion party. A tonsillectomy changed her singing range; she went from a soprano to a contralto.
Her first film was Every Night at Eight, which launched her career.
How did Frances Langford die?
Wistful-voiced singer Frances Langford, 92, who died of congestive heart failure July 11 at her home in Jensen Beach, Fla., brought a warm vocal caress to millions of servicemen during her extensive USO tours with Bop Hope during World War II. As the “Sweetheart of the Fighting Fronts,” Ms.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Birthday||April 4, 1913|
|Death date||July 11, 2005|
|Place of death||Jensen Beach, Florida, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|