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Jazz singer who starred in The Godfather

August 15, 2018 by norman lebrecht

6 comments.


Morgana King, who played Marlon Brand0’s wife, Mama Corleone, has died at 87.

Unbeknownst to moviegoers, she was a jazz legend.



Comments (6)

  1. buxtehude says:

    And unbeknownst to jazz legends she was a gangster’s wife and mother of multiple gangsters. Don’t neglect to send the big wreath.

  2. Kevin Scott says:

    A master singer, nonetheless. One of my father’s favorite artists. RIP.

  3. MIchael C. says:

    “I don’t want anything to happen to him while his mother is alive.”

  4. Robert Holmén says:

    That was jazz?

    1. buxtehude says:

      Come over here and say that!


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