MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1903-06-18
Death 1965-01-14
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Jeanette MacDonald was born June 18, 1901 in Philadelphia; Broadway chorus girl in 1920, rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas; film debut, The love parade, 1929; teamed with Maurice Chevalier at Paramount; from 1933 at MGM, she paired with Nelson Eddy in singing partnership; married actor Gene Raymond, 1937; retired from screen to seek a new career in concert halls and on stage; died in 1965.

From the description of Papers, 1931-1951 bulk 1942-1951. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 37999096

Actress, singer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Jeannette MacDonald : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565397

Biography

Jeanette MacDonald was born June 18, 1903 in Philadelphia; Broadway chorus girl in 1920, rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas; film debut, The Love Parade, 1929; teamed with Maurice Chevalier at Paramount; from 1933 at MGM, she was paired with Nelson Eddy in singing partnership; married actor Gene Raymond, 1937; retired from screen to seek a new career in concert halls and on stage; died in 1965.

From the guide to the Jeanette MacDonald Papers, 1931-1951, bulk 1942-1951, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Women singers--Archival resources
  • Musicals
  • Motion pictures
  • Popular music
  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
  • Singers--Interviews
  • Actresses--Interviews

Occupations:

  • Performer
  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
  • Women singers--United States--Archival resources

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)