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Full Name at Birth
Jane Earl New
Jane New Dorsey
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dancer at the world-renowned Copacabana.
Tommy Dorsey married Jane Earl New (b. 23 October 1923 in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia; d. 24 August 2003 in Bay Harbor Island, Miami-Dade County, Florida) on 27 March 1948 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, and had two children, Catherine Susan and Steve. She remained his wife until his death. She had been a dancer at the world-renowned Copacabana.
Jane Dorsey died of natural causes around the age of 79 in 2003.
Tommy and Jane Dorsey are interred together in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York. Sinatra released a tribute album to Dorsey in 1961 entitled I Remember Tommy with arrangements by another Dorsey alumnus, Sy Oliver.
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