Jazz singer who starred in The Godfather

August 15, 2018 by norman lebrecht


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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