Sunday, May 23, 2010

Pearl Bailey and Louis Bellson

Pearl Mae Bailey was an actress and singer, who married Louis Bellson (Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni ) an Italian American jazz composer, arranger, bandleader and drummer, in 1952. They had two children, Tony and Dee Dee. All four of them have passed on.

Pearl's Wiki
Louis' Wiki


Esho Woman said...

I see you are including old school couples. Here are two for you

Lena Horne and Lennie Hayton
Lorraine Hansberry and Robert Nemiroff
Dorothy Dandridge also married inter-racially but he was a bastard who bankrupted her.

PurpleNepenthe said...

Thanks! :)