Doris Eaton Travis

 

 

Age: 106

 

Summary: last surviving showgirl of the legendary Ziegfeld Follies chorus girls who wore elaborate costumes for the series of lavish Broadway theatrical productions in the early 1900's, in which the Ziegfeld Girls floated across grand Broadway stages while beneath towering headdresses, often to the tune that Irving Berlin wrote just for them: "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody."

 

 

Cause of Death: Aneurysm

 

Born: March 14, 1904

 

Died: May 11, 2010

 

Location: Commerce, Michigan