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  1. Hollywood’s best-acclaimed ‘ghost’ singer, Marni Nixon was hired, often unbeknownst to the stars themselves, to do the singing for actresses including Deborah Kerr in The King and I, Natalie Wood in West Side Story and Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady – all Oscar-winning movie musicals.. In , Deborah Kerr was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as Anna in The King and I.
  2. Jul 25,  · Marni Nixon, known as Hollywood's "invisible voice", has died aged The singer appeared, uncredited, on many of the biggest movie musicals of all time - .
  3. Jan 05,  · Marni Nixon: Hollywood's Voice 'Ghost' Nixon's voice was dubbed in for top actresses in a string of blockbuster musicals — including Audrey Hepburn in .
  4. NIXON, Marni –PERSONALOriginal name, Margaret McEathron; born February 22, , in Altadena, CA; daughter of Charles (an industrial manager) and Margaret (maiden name, Wittke) McEathron; married Ernest Gold (a musician and composer), May 22, (divorced, ); married Lajos Frederick Fenster, July 23, (divorced, July, ); married Albert David Block (a jazz .
  5. Jul 24,  · Marni Nixon, a singer who ghost sang for leading actresses in films including "The King and I" and "West Side Story," died July 24, , according to .
  6. Nixon sings well, and her operatic sound is beautiful, but, generally, she lacks the warmth and irony of, say, Michael Feinstein, or the range of Ella Fitzgerald. Fans of Marni Nixon will want to pick this up; fans of Gershwin (and jazz) may want to go elsewhere/5(11).
  7. Jul 25,  · Outside of classic film fans, Marni Nixon is not a well-known name today, but if you’ve seen The King and I, West Side Story and My Fair Lady, then you have heard her luenismobecafecourreimindthamenmo.coinfo
  8. Jul 24,  · Marni died from breast cancer on 24 July at 86 in New York. Margaret Nixon McEathron, known professionally as Marni Nixon, was a talented soprano and ghost singer for featured actresses in movie musicals. She is now recognized as the singing voice of leading actresses on the soundtracks of several musicals, including Deborah Kerr in The.

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