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Broadway Star Barbara Cook Gone at Age 89

'I don't remember when I didn't sing. I just always sang': Barbara Cook

(Newser) - Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died, the AP reports. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends,... More »

Stripper Strike Hits Famous Paris Cabaret

Crazy Horse dancers win 15% pay hike

(Newser) - The dancers are back and the tops are off again at Paris' famous Crazy Horse cabaret after a successful strike. The club—a favorite with generations of Parisians and tourists—was forced to cancel shows this week for the first time in its 61-year history after its 18 stripping performers... More »

Groundbreaking Lena Horne Dead at 92

'Stormy Weather' great broke ground for African Americans

(Newser) - Lena Horne, the legendary singer who broke new ground for African-Americans in Hollywood, has died at the age of 92. Best known for the song "Stormy Weather," the jazz vocalist won accolades as a cabaret and Broadway performer. Horne got her start in 1933 as a teenage chorus... More »

Jazz Great Dearie Dead at 82

Blossom Dearie dead at 82

(Newser) - Blossom Dearie, whose career as a jazz and cabaret singer spanned six decades, died peacefully in her sleep at her Greenwich village apartment over the weekend. She was 82. Dearie continued performing until 2006, and her last public appearance was at the now-defunct Danny's Skylight Room, reports the New York ... More »

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