|Born||April 30, 1917|
Bronx, New York
|Died||August 19, 2017 (aged 100)|
Beverly Hills, California
|Associated acts||Larry Clinton|
Bea Wain (April 30, 1917 – August 19, 2017) was an American Big Band-era singer. She was born in New York City, New York. She led the vocal group Bea and the Bachelors (with Al Rinker, Ken Lane, and John Smedberg) and the V8 (seven boys and a girl) on the Fred Waring show. Wain had four No. 1 hits: "Cry, Baby, Cry", "Deep Purple", "Heart and Soul" and her signature song, "My Reverie".
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- "We Remember Bea Wain". Examiner.com. Retrieved August 8, 2014.
- "Bea Wain, 'girl singer' from big-band era who jammed with Pavarotti, dies at 100". The Washington Post. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
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