Bee Palmer

Bee Palmer

Singer and Dancer
Born Sep 11, 1894

Bee Palmer, was a United States singer and dancer. She was born Beatrice C. Palmer in Chicago. Palmer first attracted significant attention as one of the first exponents of the "shimmy" dance in the late 1910s. She was sometimes credited as the creator of the "shimmy" (although there were other claimants at the time as well). She first appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies in 1918.… Read More

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1894 Birth Born in 1894.


1918 24 Years Old She first appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies in 1918. … Read More
1921 27 Years Old In 1921, an alleged affair with boxing champ Jack Dempsey created a scandal and a lawsuit. … Read More


1967 73 Years Old Died in 1967.
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