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The Andrews Sisters
From top: LaVerne, Patty, Maxene
July 6, 1911|
Maxene: January 3, 1916
Patty: February 16, 1918
|Origin||Mound, Minnesota, United States|
|Died||LaVerne: May 8, 1967
(aged 55), Los Angeles, California|
Maxene: October 21, 1995 (aged 79), Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Patty: January 30, 2013 (aged 94), Los Angeles
|Years active||1925–1951, 1956-1967|
The Andrews Sisters were an American singing group in the 1930s, the 1940s and the 1950s. They were from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Their names were LaVerne (July 6, 1911 – May 8, 1967), Maxene (January 3, 1916 – October 21, 1995) and Patty Andrews (February 16, 1918 – January 30, 2013). They broke up in 1967 after the death of LaVerne, but their music is still played over certain radio stations in the United States. The Andrews Sisters were notable for their song "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy". That song was covered and recorded by multiple singers over the years.
Patty was married to Martin Melcher from 1947 until they divorced in 1950. Then she was married to Melvin W. Weschler from 1951 until his death in 2010. Patty was the last survivor of the group. She died on January 30, 2013 in her home in Northridge, California from natural causes, aged 94.
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The Andrews Sisters performing with Bing Crosby on October 30, 1943.
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