Jill Corey
American singer
Jill Corey
Jill Corey is a retired American traditional pop singer. Nee Norma Jean Speranza in Avonmore, Pennsylvania, about forty miles east of Pittsburgh, a coal mining community, Corey was the youngest of five children. She began singing as an imitator of Carmen Miranda at family gatherings and on amateur shows in grade school (never winning any prizes, usually finishing last). At the age of 13, she began to develop her own style.
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Betty F. Mathews, 79 - Kitsap Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Survivors include her husband, of over 35 years, Alfred Mathews of Sequim; sons, David A. (Rhonda) Corey of Poulsbo, James R. (Jill) Corey and Roberta L. (Don) Robertson both of Port Orchard, Gordon L. (Lydia) Harris of Clarkston, Wa, and Pamela R
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4 hoop teams part of UNB Junior Reds - Daily Gleaner
Google News - almost 6 years
The B squad is guided by Kyle Woodworth and Mick Gardiner and has Jill Corey, Hannah Chase, Taylor Forsythe, Kenzie Janes, Megan Christie, Megan LeBlanc, Megan McKeown, Klaryssa Hawkins, Madison Owens, Autumn DeMerchant, Sydney Saunders,
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A-L's Lemire back in goal for Jr Sabres - Olean Times Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
“One was that Don's wife (singer/actress Jill Corey) maintained that he didn't die of a heart attack but rather a broken heart when the Pirates rehired Danny Murtaugh as manager.” Hoak, who spent two-post-retirement years as a Bucs' broadcaster,
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Tennis: Vero Beach's Portmann shocks No. 1 seed in 4A - TCPalm
Google News - almost 6 years
Sabado had won a four hour, 22-minute match to get to state as a district champion, but she just “didn't have it,” according to coach Jill Corey. “It was just a rough day,” Corey said. “Nothing was working for her.” Greyhounds boys coach Terry Wright
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Spare Times
NYTimes - over 9 years
AROUND TOWN CROWN POINT FESTIVAL The organizers of the newly minted Crown Point Festival, which begins Saturday night at the Abrons Arts Center on the Lower East Side, knew they had a problem. In New York, land of a thousand festivals, how can yet another multiweek arts extravaganza make a name for itself? It turns out that their answer -- films,
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - over 16 years
A selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. CHARLES CERMELE, Arci's Place, 450 Park Avenue South, at 30th Street, (212) 532-4370. A friendly, big-voiced baritone, Mr. Cermele has apparently never met a popular standard he didn't like. Even the gloomiest ballad is given an
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Where Stardust Dreams Are, Always
NYTimes - almost 24 years
THE image of a Manhattan nightclub for many people will always be synonymous with the impossibly glamorous fantasies of New York nightlife imagined by Hollywood movies of the 1930's and 40's. And when Mary Cleere Haran, a singer who cultivates a sophisticated but wholesome 1940's look, performed for the first time at Rainbow and Stars recently, she
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Weill Hall '89 Season
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: Two cabaret mini-series, a Great Singers series, and programs called Quartets Plus, Vintage Originals and Perfect Combinations will make up the Weill Recital Hall 1989-90 season, which opens on Oct. 13. The cabaret series begins on Oct. 18 with Elisabeth Welch and continues with Jill Corey, Margaret Whiting, Kaye Ballard and Julie Wilson. Two
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Review/Cabaret; A Belter Grins Through The Tears
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: When Jill Corey resumed performing in cabarets last year after a long absence from New York City clubs, she couldn't have chosen a more appropriate songwriter through whom to focus her torchy sensibility than that master of bluesy laments, Harold Arlen. A year later, at the Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street - where she is
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BRAVE NEW SPACES; CABARET: Veteran Entertainers and Fresh Voices
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Three new cabarets have opened in New York in recent months. Three new cabarets have opened in New York in recent months. Dannys' Skylight Room, in the back of the Grand Sea Palace Restaurant, seats 60, and serves light meals along with quality entertainment. The club has brought back to New York such veteran entertainers as Jill Corey and
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Review/Cabaret; A Torch for Harold Arlen
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: Jill Corey is a singer who stretches songs to their emotional breaking point but stops just short of turning heartbreak into histrionics. Miss Corey, who opened a two-week engagement singing an all-Harold Arlen program at Danny's Skylight Lounge (346 West 46th Street) last Thursday, is nothing at all like the perky ingenue who arrived on the
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Sounds Around Town
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: Joining Forces Joining Forces Eddie Daniels Quartet and Kevin Eubanks Quintet, Blue Note, 131 West Third Street (475-8592). More than 20 years after Eddie Daniels won first prize at the International Jazz Competition in Vienna playing tenor saxophone, he has abandoned that instrument - and all but one of the related reed instruments with
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - over 31 years
ON THE OTHER FOOT Those things that are seldom what they seem - in fact, those things that are the opposite of what we think they should be - constitute the exhibition ''The Topsy-Turvy World - Moral Satire and Nonsense in the Popular Print.'' The 86 prints, representing 500 years of offbeat views, go on view today through Nov. 2 at Goethe House, a
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THEATER; BENEFIT TO REUNITE 2 BROADWAY STARS
NYTimes - almost 32 years
''TELL her my red costume fits.'' That message, from Gwen Verdon to Chita Rivera, has the resonance of a chapter in theater history. At the Music Hall in Tarrytown tonight, the chapter will come alive when Miss Verdon and Miss Rivera reunite and, one anticipates, reignite, in an excerpt from the ''Nowadays'' number that they performed together a
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NYTimes - almost 33 years
ASK a songwriter to name the man who wrote ''I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire,'' and he will probably respond, Bennie Benjamin, a name that is unknown to millions of nonprofessionals who sing his words and music. A veteran of 43 years of composing hits, Mr. Benjamin was one of nine people inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 15th
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Music; JUNE IS BUSTING OUT IN SONG
NYTimes - almost 34 years
THE first week of June is traditionally a slow time in the music world - the spring season is over and the summer concerts haven't started yet - but a number of unusual programs next weekend are well worth noting. The Westchester Conservatory is winding up the academic year with a triple-header. Friday evening, the faculty recital series presents
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THEATER; FROM WHEN MUSICALS WERE MUSICAL
NYTimes - almost 34 years
THERE have been all sorts of styles in Broadway musicals of late, including the technological (''Dreamgirls''), the extravagant (''Nine'') and the environmental (''Cats''). To remind local audiences of the conventions of a golden age when musicals were musical - with hum-able scores and characters one cared about - the Theater League of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jill Corey
    TWENTIES
  • 1959
    Age 23
    In 1959 she starred in a feature-length musical film for Columbia Pictures, Senior Prom (co-produced by Moe Howard of The Three Stooges).
    More Details Hide Details She gave up her career to marry Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman, Don Hoak, with whom she had a daughter, Clare. Hoak died of a heart attack after they had been married eight years. She then resumed her career in New York City.
  • 1956
    Age 20
    She worked on television in New York with Garroway, Robert Q. Lewis, and Ed Sullivan. In 1956 she became a regular on Johnny Carson's CBS-network comedy-variety show from California.
    More Details Hide Details In addition, she had her own syndicated radio and television shows, and became the last featured singer on Your Hit Parade.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Born
    Born on September 30, 1935.
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