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Ethel Merman

Singer, Actor (16-Jan-1908 — 15-Feb-1984)


George B. Bryan. Ethel Merman: A Bio-Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1992. 298pp.

Brian Kellow. Ethel Merman: A Life. New York: Viking Press. 2007. 326pp.

Geoffrey Mark. Ethel Merman: The Biggest Star on Broadway. Fort Lee, NJ: Barricade Books. 2005. 288pp.

Ethel Merman; with George Eells. Merman: An Autobiography. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1978. 320pp.

Ethel Merman; with Pete Martin. Who Could Ask for Anything More: As Told to Pete Martin. Doubleday. 1955. 252pp.

Bob Thomas. I Got Rhythm! The Ethel Merman Story. Putnam's. 1985. 239pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.474)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.716)

  10. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.962)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.320)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.655)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.496)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.297)

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