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Mitzi Gaynor

Mitzi Gaynor (born Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber; September 4, 1931) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Her notable films include There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), which featured Irving Berlin's music and also starred Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor, and Johnnie Ray; and South Pacific, the 1958 motion picture adaptation of the stage musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 4th, 1931 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 87101 11/29/1954 There's no business like show business Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor vocalist  
Decca 87105 11/29/1954 Heat wave ; A sailor's not a sailor Mitzi Gaynor ; Dolores Gray ; Ethel Merman vocalist  
Decca 87106 11/29/1954 Alexander's ragtime band, part 1 Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor vocalist  
Decca 87107 11/29/1954 Alexander's ragtime band, part 2 Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor ; Donald O'Connor ; Johnnie Ray vocalist  
Decca L 8992 2/23/1956 You're the top-1 Bing Crosby vocalist  
Decca L 9022 3/7/1956 Anything goes Mitzi Gaynor vocalist  
Decca L 9025 3/7/1956 It's de-lovely Mitzi Gaynor ; Donald O'Connor vocalist  
Decca L 9027 3/7/1956 Blow Gabriel blow Bing Crosby ; Mitzi Gaynor ; Zizi Jeanmaire ; Donald O'Connor vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaynor, Mitzi," accessed December 3, 2021,

Gaynor, Mitzi. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2021, from

"Gaynor, Mitzi." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 December 2021.

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