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Today is Friday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2006 with 107 to follow.
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Fans long on cash at Short auction

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Bobby Short fans packed Christie's auction house in New York to grab memorabilia that belonged to the late cabaret star.

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2005 with 107 to follow.
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Feature: Taking their act on the road

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Michael McKean and Annette O'Toole have not let an Oscar nomination for their song "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" distract them from their main livelihood,
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Cabaret singer Bobby Short dies at 80

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- Bobby Short, the singer-pianist whose elegant style epitomized Manhattan sophistication, died Monday at New York Presbyterian Hospital at the age of 80.

Cabaret's Bobby Short calls it a night

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Renowned saloon singer Bobby Short began his last engagement as star of the Café Carlyle Tuesday, announcing that he will end his 36-year run there Dec. 31.

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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 15, the 259th day of 2004 with 107 to follow.
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Gene Hackman at hometown book signing

DANVILLE, Ill., June 6 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actor Gene Hackman appeared at a book signing last week for his book "Justice for None" in his hometown of Danville, Ill.

Brit star Maria Friedman makes U.S. debut

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- British singing star Maria Friedman is making her American debut with a one-woman show that makes it clear why she has won two Olivier Awards, the London equiva
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Robert Waltrip "Bobby" Short (September 15, 1924 – March 21, 2005) was an American cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by popular composers of the first half of the 20th century such as Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Noel Coward and George and Ira Gershwin.

He also championed African-American composers of the same period such as Eubie Blake, James P. Johnson, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, presenting their work not in a polemical way, but as simply the obvious equal of that of their white contemporaries.

His dedication to his great love – what he called the "Great American Song" – left him equally adept at performing the witty lyrics of Bessie Smith's "Gimme a Pigfoot" or Gershwin and Duke's "I Can't Get Started."

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