The Andrews Sisters
Birth Place: Minnesota, United States
Years Active: –1967
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Seasonal, Vocals
The Andrews Sisters were an American close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras. The group consisted of three sisters: contralto LaVerne Sophia (July 6, 1911 – May 8, 1967), soprano Maxine Angelyn "Maxene" (January 3, 1916 – October 21, 1995), and mezzo-soprano Patricia Marie "Patty" (February 16, 1918 – January 30, 2013). The Andrews Sisters were born in Minnesota to a Greek immigrant father a Norwegian American mother. Both parents encouraged their daughters’ musical endeavors with Patty being just 7 years old when the sisters formed their singing group. The sisters gained local recognition in their home town imitating another famous singing group The Boswell...