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Birleanna Blanks
Birth: 1889
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1968
New York, USA

Singer. She was one of the first African Americans to star in musical comedy theater. In the 1920s, she toured vaudeville in a singing and dancing act with her sister. In 1919, she was in "Over the Top" at Harlem's Lafayette Theater, the beginning of her musical comedy career. She also sang with The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra. (bio by: Ginny M) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Cosmos
 
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Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14581383
Birleanna Blanks
Added by: Ginny M
 
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