Anne Lenner

Violet Green

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Popular English female vocalist during the 1930s (Dec. 12, 1912 – June 4, 1997).

Singing with Dance bands in the 1930s, she is most closely associated with [a=Carroll Gibbons] and the [a=Savoy Hotel Orpheans]. She sang the vocals for many studio recordings with this band.

Anne was born Violet Green, in Aylestone, Leicester. Her father was Arthur Green, a variety performer who adopted the stage name of Tom Lenner, and toured with his wife, Florence Wright, Anne’s mother. Anne had five sisters: Florence (who became Judy Shirley), Maidie, Ida, Rosa (who used the stage name Sally Rose), and Ivy (who became Shirley Lenner, and had a successful career in show business, singing with Joe Loss among others). She also had two brothers, one who died at a young age, and the other who became a cobbler.

She died at the age of 84, on 4 June 1997, at Barnet Hospital.


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