Annette Hanshaw

Annette Hanshaw
1901 - 1985

Annette Hanshaw  American Singer


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Annette Hanshaw passed away on 13th Mar 1985 aged 83.


Annette Hanshaw was previously married to Herman Rose and Herb Kurtin.


American Singer Annette Hanshaw was born Catherine Annette Hanshaw on 18th October, 1901 in Manhattan, New York, USA and passed away on 13th Mar 1985 aged 83. She is most remembered for I Got `It` But It Don`t Do Me No Good. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Annette Hanshaw is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American singers, Singer stubs and 1985 deaths.


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First Name Annette
Last Name Hanshaw
Full Name at Birth Catherine Annette Hanshaw
Alternative Name `The Personality Girl`
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th October, 1901
Birthplace Manhattan, New York, USA
Died 13th March, 1985
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame I Got `It` But It Don`t Do Me No Good
Music Genre (Text) Jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1926–1934
Music Style Jazz, Early Jazz, Torch Songs, Tin Pan Alley Pop, Vocal Jazz, Show Tunes, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen
Music Mood Earnest, Cheerful, Romantic, Happy, Playful, Sentimental, Sweet, Soft, Soothing, Warm, Whimsical, Elegant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Carefree, Poignant, Sexy
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Pathé, Perfect, Columbia
Associated Acts Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith, Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti
Father Frank Wayne Hanshaw Sr
Mother Mary Gertrude McCoy
Brother George Hanshaw, Frank Wayne Hanshaw Jr

Catherine Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 – March 13, 1985) was an American Jazz Age singer. She was one of the most popular radio stars of the 1930s. Over four million records of hers had been sold by 1934. In a 1934 poll held by Radio Stars, she received the title of best "female popular singer," alongside Bing Crosby as best "male popular singer." Second place went to Ethel Shutta, third place went to Ruth Etting, and fourth place went to Kate Smith.

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Annette Hanshaw83 LibraSinger
Herman Rose98 ScorpioMusic Producer
Herb Kurtin-




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