Margaret Whiting

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Margaret Whiting, between 1946 and 1948

Margaret Whiting (July 21, 1924 - January 10, 2011) was a US pop music singer. She recorded more than 700 songs, and sold millions of records.[1]

Whiting was born in Detroit in 1924 into a musical family. Her father, Dick Whiting, was a song writer, and her mother, Eleanor Whiting, managed several performers. She began her recording career while she was still a teenager. Her father had worked with Johnny Mercer, and Mercer wrote songs and recorded with Whiting. Their duet, Baby It's Cold Outside, was huge hit.

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  1. Heckman, Don (January 13, 2011). "Margaret Whiting dies at 86". articles.latimes.com. http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jan/13/local/la-me-margaret-whiting-20110113. Retrieved January 14, 2013.