January 30th, 2013
07:29 PM ET

Last Andrews Sister, Patty, dies at 94

Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of the Andrews Sisters, died at her Northridge, California, home Wednesday, her publicist Alan Eichler said. She was 94.

The Andrews Sisters began singing on Minnesota radio stations in the 1920s, but after several years on the Vaudeville circuit they began a recording career that made them one of the most successful female groups ever.

The sisters performed with "Patty always singing the lead, Maxene the high harmony and LaVerne the low harmony, inventing a unique blend that came from their hearts, since none of the girls could read music," according to the official biography released by Eichler.

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  1. Scottish Mama

    Rest in peace with your sisters Patty.

    January 30, 2013 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    The Andrews Sisters gave me many times of real joy.
    It's very sad that they have all left us now.

    January 30, 2013 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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