I could not separate myself off stage from myself on stage, as so many actors can.
I could see myself in a white nurse's uniform, working unnoticed for many years and at last dying, unknown, unmarried… (read more)
I have always examined closely the motives of any group for which I am asked to raise money.
During the presidential primaries of 1940, I received a request from the Democratic National Committee to sing God Bless America… (read more)
Every small town has its dramatic group, its barber-shop quartet, every home has music in one form or another.
I am exceedingly lucky that my voice, along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm, was given me at birth.
I am harder on myself than anyone else could be.
I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.