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us: MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965



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    • us: McDonald, Jeannette Anna, 1903-1965
    • us: MacDonald, Jeanette, 1907-1965
    • us: MacDonald, Jeannette, 1903-1965
  • Earlier Established Forms

    • MacDonald, Jeanette, 1907-1965
  • Sources

    • found: Her Jeanette MacDonald's favorite operatic airs and concert songs, c1940.
    • found: Baker, 8th ed. (MacDonald, Jeanette (Anna); b. June 18, 1903, Philadelphia, d. Jan. 14, 1965, Houston; American soprano)
    • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (MacDonald, Jeanette; b. June 18, 1901?, Philadelphia, PA, d. Jan. 14, 1965, Houston, TX; soprano)
    • found: Kutsch/Riemens. Grosses Sängerlexikon, 1987- (MacDonald, Jeanette; b. June 18, 1907, Philadelphia, d. Jan. 14, 1965, Houston, Tex.; soprano)
    • found: Rich, S. Sweethearts, 1994: p. 58 (Jeannette Anna McDonald (original spelling); b. June 18, 1903, Arch Street [West Philadelphia]; no birth certificate survives; baptism record from Olivet Presbyterian Church, school records, 1910 census, and early reviews verify 1903 as birthdate; various sources have incorrectly stated birthdate as 1901, 1902, 1904, and 1906; 1907 appears on her crypt)
    • found: Knowles, E. Films of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, 1975: p. 15 (Jeanette Anna MacDonald; b. June 18, 1903, Philadelphia; later studio biographies gave 1907, but school records show her birthdate as 1903; a listing as singer in a 1909 YWCA show program also makes 1907 date unlikely; during 1920s, date quoted to interviewers was 1904, then 1906, then 1907 when she signed with Paramount)
    • found: Parish, J.R. Jeanette MacDonald story, 1976: p. 4 (Jeanette Anna MacDonald; b. June 18, 1903, West Philadelphia; MacDonald herself gave 1907 as birthdate, as does inscription on her crypt)
    • found: Castanza, P. Films of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, 1978: p. 19 (Jeanette MacDonald; b. June 18, 1907, West Philadelphia; school records show both 1903 and 1907 birthdates, discrepancies due to poor penmanship; birthdate on marriage certificate and crypt is 1907)
    • found: Perf. arts bio. master index, 2nd ed. (MacDonald, Jeanette; d. 1965; 1901-1965; 1902-1965; 1903-1965; 1906-1965; 1907-1965)
    • found: Jeanette MacDonald in song, 1940: label and program notes (Jeannette MacDonald)
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    • 1980-08-25: new
    • 2002-05-07: revised
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