Summary: sultry-voiced singer and accomplished writer known for her literary interpretation of jazz standards who was fluent in six languages and was particularly fond of translating and performing Brazilian pop songs, who recorded 17 albums and had her fiction published in magazines and the O. Henry Book of Prize Short Stories.
Cause of Death: Suicide by self-defenestration
Born: January 4, 1946
Died: May 19, 2001
Location: Manhattan, New York