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Birth of “Mama” Cass Elliot

September 19, 1941
"If you truly dig what you are doing, if you lay it out that way, nobody can not respond." - "Mama" Cass Elliot

Cass Elliot, 1972

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Cass Elliot (1941-1972) of the harmonic vocal group the Mamas and the Papas in 1972.

Photo from Billboardadvertisement, February 19, 1972.

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Cass Elliot (1941-1972) of the harmonic vocal group the Mamas and the Papas in 1972.

Photo from Billboardadvertisement, February 19, 1972.

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Sophie Tucker, singer and comedian.
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Frieda Lorber

Frieda Levin Lorber made a name for herself as a prominent lawyer and helped other women rise in the profession in New York and worldwide.

Birth of Adrienne Cooper, Performer and Interpreter of Yiddish Song

September 1, 1946

Adrienne Cooper was in a way the mother of the Yiddish revival.

“One Day at a Time” starring Bonnie Franklin begins its second season.

September 28, 1976

"I just want to say, ‘C’mon guys, I’m an intelligent person, why don’t you just trust me?’ But you can’t give up.” - Actress Bonnie Franklin

Estelle Liebling

Estelle Liebling’s gifts as an opera singer were put to the test in 1902 when she sang the role of Marguerite in Les Huguenots at the Metropolitan Opera House with only a few hours’ warning.

Idina Menzel, May 25, 2008

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Idina Menzel singing "God Bless America" at the conclusion of the 2008 National Memorial Day Concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.
Photograph by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley/U.S. Department of Defense.
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Idina Menzel singing "God Bless America" at the conclusion of the 2008 National Memorial Day Concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.

Photograph by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley/U.S. Department of Defense.

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Sophie Tucker, singer and comedian.
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Joyce Carpati

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Joyce Carpati holds a Chanel purse.
Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.
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Joyce Carpati holds a Chanel purse.

Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.

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