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Peggy Lee

Born: May 26, 1920

Death: Jan 21, 2002

Birthplace: Jamestown

Profession: Songwriter

Nationality: United States

Peggy Lee

Date of Birth : May 26, 1920
Date of Death : Jan 21, 2002
Birth Place : Jamestown

Peggy Lee was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs.


  • Songwriter
  • Singer
  • Actor
  • Composer

Also known as

  • Peggy Lee, Si and Am
  • Norma Deloris Egstrom
  • Lee, Peggy
  • Peggy Norma Egstrom Lee
  • Miss Peggy Lee
  • Norma Delores Egstrom
  • Peggie Lee


  • Selma Amelia Anderson
  • Marvin Olof Egstrom


  • Dewey Martin
  • Dave Barbour
  • Jack Del Rio
  • Brad Dexter


  • Nicki Lee Foster

Awards Won

  • Grammy Hall of Fame Award
  • Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
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