Helen Kane

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Kane in 1930

Helen Claire Schroeder (later known as Helen Kane; August 4, 1904 – September 26, 1966) was an American singer and musician. She performed popular music. She sang the famous melody "I Wanna be Loved by You" during the late 1920s. She also performed vaudeville. She recorded 22 singles between 1928 and 1930. She also performed in movies.

The cartoon character Betty Boop is based on Helen Kane.

Schroeder was born in The Bronx, New York. She died in Queens, New York at the age of 62.