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Singer and entertainer Patty Andrews was the youngest member of the trio the Andrews Sisters, one of America's most popular musical groups of the 1930s and '40s.
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By 1954 Patty had left Decca Records in order to perform as a solo vocalist. However, the trio re-formed in 1956 and continued to perform until LaVerne died of cancer in 1967.
Interest in the Andrews Sisters was revived in 1973 when Bette Midler recorded her own version of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." Some early Andrews Sisters recordings were re-released, and Maxene and Patty co-starred in the Broadway musical Over Here!
in 1974-75. After Maxene's death in 1995, Patty continued to perform as a solo vocalist.
Patty Andrews was married to film producer Martin Melcher from 1947 to 1950. She then wed show-business manager Walter Weschler in 1951, and they remained together until Weschler's death in 2010.
Patty Andrews died of natural causes at her home in Northridge, Los Angeles, California, on January 30, 2013. She was 94 years old.
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