Minnie PearlAlternative names
Country comedy performer. Born October 25, 1912. Died March 4, 1996. Real name: Sarah Opehlia Colley Cannon. Country music's best-known female comedian. Recognized for her knee-length dresses and straw hat with the $1.98 price tag. Star of Grand Ole Opry from the early 1940s-1991. Popular stage and television performer. Regular cast member of the Hee Haw television show. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.
From the description of Oral history interview with Minnie Pearl; 1984 October 19; interview conducted by Kristine Fredricksson. 1984 October 19. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 62297612
- Women comedians--Interviews
- Country music--History
- United States (as recorded)