Jo Stafford

Jo with husband Paul
1917 - 2008

Jo Stafford  American Singer


Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, 1917 – July 16, 2008) was an American traditional pop music singer and occasional actress, whose career spanned five decades from the late 1930s to the early 1980s. Admired for the purity of her voice, she ori...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship44 yrs
Shortest Relationship44 yrs
Average Relationship Length44 yrs
First Name Jo
Last Name Stafford
Full Name at Birth Jo Elizabeth Stafford
Alternative Name G.I. Jo
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th November, 1917
Birthplace Coalinga, California, USA
Died 16th July, 2008
Place of Death her home in Century City area of Los Angeles
Cause of Death congestive heart failure
Build Average
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame "America`s Most Versatile Singer"
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1930s–1982 (until 1944, as part of vocal groups), 1930s–1944 (part of vocal groups), 1944–1982 (solo singer)
Music Style Jazz, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Music Mood Soothing, Earnest, Poignant, Sentimental, Wistful, Innocent, Calm/Peaceful, Gentle, Romantic, Reflective, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sweet, Delicate, Smooth, Springlike
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Capitol, Columbia, Dot, Corinthian
Friend Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mercer
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Jo Stafford90 ScorpioSinger
Paul Weston84 PiscesMusician


The Sid Caesar Show1958TV Movie
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Clara ApplebyTV Show
Dark Passage1947Singer (voice, uncredited)Movie
Rhythm Round-Up1945Member - The Pied Pipers (as The Pied Pipers)Movie
Jam Session1944Pied Piper Member (as The Pied Pipers)Movie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943Member The Pied PipersMovie
Girl Crazy1943Jo StaffordMovie
Gals, Incorporated1943Member The Pied Pipers (as The Pied Pipers)Movie
Ship Ahoy1942Member Pied PIpers (as The Pied Pipers)Movie
Las Vegas Nights1941One of the Pied Pipers (uncredited)Movie
Honolulu1939Member of The Pied Pipers (uncredited)Movie
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