TIL Edith Gormezano born in the Bronx to Turkish parents, raised speaking Judeao-Spanish. Was related to Neil Sedaka, went to high school with Stanley Kubrik, was ‘discovered’ by Steve Allen Tonight Show, married a fellow performer, and the son wrote the score for High School Musical. Eydie Gormé.

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  1. Won 2 Grammy Awards (one with husband Steve Lawrence), and 2 Emmy Awards (both with husband). Had a Top Ten Hit in 1963 with *Blame It On The Bossa Nova*. Because of her upbringing, she recorded multiple albums in Spanish.

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