Fowler, Clara Ann
Born: Nov 08, 1927 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.
1927 - Born on November 8th in Claremore, Oklahoma. The second youngest of eleven siblings, Clara Ann Fowler originally sought to pursue a career as an artist; while still in high school, she secured a job in the art department of the Tulsa radio station KTUL.
1947 - Page left the Joy band to pursue a solo career, enlisting her friend Rael's services as manager and bandleader -- a role he would maintain for nearly 50 years.
1960 - She also made a number of ventures into acting during this period, beginning with a role on the CBS series Playhouse 90 and later making her big-screen debut in the feature film Elmer Gantry.
1962 - She appeared in the film Boy's Night Out.
1965 - A final charting single -- Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, taken from the film of the same name -- was to surface.
1997 - Ms. Page subsequently moved away from her work in the studio to focus instead on club and concert performances, the most notable of these being a 50th anniversary show at Carnegie Hall.
1998 - Received a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance.
1980 - She signed to a country label, having terminated her long association with Mercury/Columbia and she founded her own label, C.A.F.
2003 - She has released three records, including a collection of children's songs.
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