Eartha Kitt,sultry singer and dancer, dies at 81

Another legend passes on Christmas. We also send out a heartfelt salute to the Godfather of Soul James Brown.

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via Breitbart

NEW YORK (AP) – A family friend says Eartha Kitt, a sultry singer, dancer and actress who rose from South Carolina cotton fields to become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died. She was 81.Andrew Freedman says Kitt died Thursday of colon cancer and was recently treated at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York.

Kitt, a self-proclaimed “sex kitten” famous for her catlike purr, was one of America’s most versatile performers, winning two Emmys and getting a third nomination. She also was nominated for two Tony Awards and a Grammy.

 

One thought on “Eartha Kitt,sultry singer and dancer, dies at 81

  1. Eartha Kitt seemed to live a fuller life than most people ever manage to do.. and it was so funny to find out that she was a voice in “The Emperor’s New Groove”

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