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Branigan, Laura

Born: 1957 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1957 - Born on July 3rd in Brewster, New York.

1961 - Music video for her single "Spanish Eddie" was a re-telling of West Side Story.

1981 - Married to Larry Kruteck on December.

1982 - The American pop singer came to fame with the single "Gloria". This Italian song had originally been a hit in continental Europe in the late seventies, but had been ignored in the UK and US, save for a minor British hit version by the irrepressible Jonathan King.

2001 - She broke both femurs when she fell 10 feet from a ladder whilst hanging wisteria outside her New York State home.

2004 - She died of a brain aneurysm in her sleep on August 26th.


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