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The Quiz - Who am I?

The Quiz - Who am I?

Name this person and win a meal for two to the value of €25.00 at Ramos Fish Restaurant, in Sabinillas. Send your entry by e-mail to by the 18th June 2012. The first correct answer to be drawn will be the winner. With your answer, you must supply name, phone number and area where you live.

I was born on a cotton plantation in South Carolina in 1927. I was given away by my mother and sent to live with an aunt in Harlem at the age of eight. In 1943 I auditioned for the famed Katherine Dunham Dance Troupe.

While performing with the Dunham Troupe in Paris, I was spotted by a nightclub owner who signed me on as a cabaret singer. I gained fame and admirers quickly, including Orson Welles, who called me “the most exciting woman in the world”. At the Blue Angel I was seen by Leonard Stillman.

Broadway stardom led to a recording contract and a succession of best-selling records. I sung in one hundred countries and was honoured with a star on Hollywood BoulevardÂ’s Walk of Fame in 1960.

In 1994 my performance at the Café Carlyle in New York had star-studded audiences and my album was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1996. I made frequent guest appearances on television programs and my world famous voice could be heard on commercials and in New York City taxis advising riders to buckle up. I am one of only a handful of performers to be nominated twice for both a Tony Award and a Grammy Award as well as for an Emmy. Who am I?


LAST MONTHS WINNER WAS: Julie Evans from Estepona

The most complete answer: Dennis Rodman

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