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Alma Cogan

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Category: Music - Popular
Reference No: 6700
Status: Available
Price: £25.00
  Alma Cogan

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British singer.

Cogan started her career in the chorus line of the musical High Button Shoes in 1948, alongside the then-unknown Audrey Hepburn.

She made her first record in 1952 and went on to enjoy 20 major hits including Bell Bottom Blues (1954), Can’t tell A Waltz From A Tango (1954) and Twenty Tiny Fingers (1955). Cogan’s 1956 hit, Dreamboat, was the only No.1 by a female singer in the whole of the 1950’s. She was the first British vocalist to have her own television series in Britain (1959-1961).

Cogan died of cancer after a long illness.

This is a very pretty vintage 1950s photograph (5.5" x 3.5"), signed and inscribed ("For Paddy, Sincerely, Alma Cogan") in blue fountain pen ink. Clean, bright and in excellent condition