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Jane Morgan

Actress and Singer
Female
Born May 3, 1924

Jane Morgan is an American popular music singer. Morgan initially found success in France and the UK before achieving recognition in the U.S. She won six gold records.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1924 Birth Morgan was born Florence Catherine Currier in Newton, Massachusetts on May 3, 1924, one of five children born to musicians Olga (Brandenburg) and Bertram Currier. … Read More

TEENAGE

1941 17 Years Old In 1941, she was listed as the Treasurer of the Kennebunkport Playhouse. … Read More

TWENTIES

1948 24 Years Old In 1948, French impresario Bernard Hilda selected her to accompany him to Paris. … Read More
1949 25 Years Old Morgan and Hilda soon opened a new weekly hour-long television show and she began recording in 1949 on the French Polydor label as well as Parlophone, Philips, and others.
1951 27 Years Old Morgan made her U.S. television debut on Celebrity Time in 1951. … Read More
1952 28 Years Old In 1952 Morgan went to Montreal, Canada and opened at the Ritz Hotel as a soloist with a bilingual act using French and English. … Read More

THIRTIES

1954 30 Years Old She returned to Europe in 1954 to appear in a London West End review with comedian Vic Oliver, and later at the Savoy Theatre and London Palladium. … Read More
1957 33 Years Old Her recording was released in late 1957 and remained on the charts for 29 weeks.
1958 34 Years Old In 1958 Kapp released The Day the Rains Came (a French song by Gilbert Becaud called "Le jour où la pluie viendra") with Morgan singing in English on one side and in French on the other. … Read More
This led to her first television special, Spectacular: the Jane Morgan Hour in early 1959, the same year she married her first husband, Larry Stith.
1962 38 Years Old She continued recording for Kapp until 1962, her last album being What Now My Love, released later that year. … Read More

FORTIES

1964 - 1967 3 More Events
1968 44 Years Old Syndicated in March 1968, Morgan sang a tribute to Edith Piaf. … Read More
1971 47 Years Old Her final LP, Jane Morgan in Nashville, yielded two moderate hits on the country and western charts including her answer to Johnny Cash's song, A Boy Named Sue, titled A Girl Named Johnny Cash (written by comic Martin Mull.) She performed the song on Cash's eponymous television series in early 1971. … Read More
1973 49 Years Old She retired from performing in 1973, but has appeared occasionally over the years at special events and benefits. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2009 85 Years Old On December 10, 2009, Morgan performed at the UNICEF Ball honoring her husband, Jerry Weintraub, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, singing "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Big Spender". … Read More
2011 87 Years Old On May 6, 2011 Morgan received the 2,439th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. … Read More
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