Jane Morgan

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Jane Morgan
Jane Morgan Mike Douglas Show.jpg
(1968)
Background information
Birth nameFlorence Catherine Currier
Born (1924-05-03) May 3, 1924 (age 95)
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
GenresPop music
OccupationsSinger, actress
InstrumentsVocalist
Years active1943–1973
LabelsKapp, Epic Records, Colpix, RCA Records, ABC Records, Parlophone, Polydor

Jane Morgan (born May 3, 1924[1]) is an American popular music singer. Morgan was popular in France and the UK before becoming popular in the United States. She received six gold records and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She retired in 1973.

Morgan married movie producer and talent agent, Jerry Weintraub in 1965. They had four children. Weintraub died in 2015.

Notable performances[change | change source]

Morgan performed for French President Charles de Gaulle. She also sang for five U.S. Presidents: John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George W. Bush. She toured with Jack Benny and John Raitt, and sang at the Grand Ole Opry. Two of her RCA singles hit the Billboard country charts in 1970.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1940 United States Census; Census Place: Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida; Roll: T627_621; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 64-33. Age given as 16 as of May 26, 1940. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
  2. Profile, allmusic.com; accessed 24 July 2016