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Bea Wain
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Background information
Born (1917-04-30)April 30, 1917
Bronx, New York
Died August 19, 2017(2017-08-19) (aged 100)
Beverly Hills, California
Genres Big Band
Occupation(s) Singer
Associated acts Larry Clinton

Bea Wain (April 30, 1917 – August 19, 2017) was an American Big Band-era singer. She was born in New York City, New York. She led the vocal group Bea and the Bachelors (with Al Rinker, Ken Lane, and John Smedberg) and the V8 (seven boys and a girl) on the Fred Waring show. Wain had four No. 1 hits: "Cry, Baby, Cry", "Deep Purple", "Heart and Soul" and her signature song, "My Reverie".

Wain died of congestive heart failure at a retirement home on August 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 100.

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