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  • Kathryn Grayson, star of '40s, '50s musicals, dies

    02/18/2010 11:57:16 AM PST · by Borges · 42 replies · 1,981+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 02/18/10 | Bob Thomas
    LOS ANGELES — Kathryn Grayson, whose beauty and lilting soprano voice brightened such popular MGM musicals of the 1040s and '50s as Anchors Aweigh,Show Boat and Kiss Me Kate, has died at age 88. Grayson died Wednesday at her Los Angeles home, the actress' longtime secretary and companion, Sally Sherman, told The Associated Press. "She just went to sleep and didn't wake up," Sherman said Thursday. Grayson's youthful ambition was to sing opera, but she wasn't able to accomplish that dream until after her movie career ended. While still a teenager, she was placed under contract at MGM at a...