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Annette Hanshaw

Catherine Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 – March 13, 1985) was an American Jazz Age singer. She was one of the most popular radio stars of the 1930s. Over four million of her records had been sold by 1934.

In her ten-year recording career, she recorded about 250 sides. In a 1934 poll conducted by Radio Stars magazine, she received the title of best female popular singer (Bing Crosby was voted the best male popular singer). Second place went to Ethel Shutta, third place went to Ruth Etting, and fourth place went to Kate Smith.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 18th, 1901 (Manhattan), Died March 13th, 1985 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist

Recordings (Results 101-101 of 101 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W403848 10-in. 3/11/1930 With you Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
(Results 101-101 of 101 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hanshaw, Annette," accessed June 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

Hanshaw, Annette. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498.

"Hanshaw, Annette." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105498

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