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20/7/2008

Jo Stafford, World War II-Era Singer, Dies at 90, NYT Reports

July 19 (Bloomberg) — Jo Stafford, who sang backup for Frank Sinatra and performed with Tommy Dorsey, died July 16 at her Century City, California, home, the New York Times reported. She was 90.

The biggest hit for Stafford, a singer in the Pied Pipers and then a soloist, was “You Belong to Me” in 1952, which sold 2 million copies, the newspaper said. Her death, caused by congestive heart failure, was confirmed by her son, Tim Weston, the newspaper said. for more click here

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