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Doris Fisher

Doris Fisher

born on 2/5/1915 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 15/1/2003 in Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Doris Fisher (singer)

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Doris Fisher (May 2, 1915  January 15, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter.[1]

Biography

Fisher was born in New York, the daughter of noted songwriter Fred Fisher. She performed with big bands, on the radio, with the Eddie Duchin Orchestra and led the group "Penny Wise and Her Wise Guys".

Fisher's hit compositions included "You Always Hurt the One You Love", "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall", "Amado Mio", "Put the Blame on Mame", "Let's Stay Young Forever" and "That Ole Devil Called Love".

Fisher was so popular in the 1940s that she was known as the "Queen of the Juke Box."[1] The pianist and singer Michael Feinstein, a friend of hers, praised her tenacity and talent in what at the time was a man's world.[1]

Doris' brothers Dan Fisher ("Good Morning Heartache") and Marvin Fisher ("When Sunny Gets Blue") were also songwriters.[1]

She retired from the music industry in 1949 to raise a family in Detroit, Michigan. Doris Fisher died in Los Angeles, California.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Los Angeles Times (Jan 25, 2003) Dennis McLellan, "Obituaries; Doris Fisher, 87; Co-Wrote String of 1940s Hits Recorded by Bing Crosby, Many Others"
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