Anna Marie

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A popular singer and actress, Anna Marie has collaborated with such musicians as Michael Sembello and Canadian ballet dancer David Holmes. Anna Marie was born in New Jersey. Her film career began in 1947…
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A popular singer and actress, Anna Marie has collaborated with such musicians as Michael Sembello and Canadian ballet dancer David Holmes.

Anna Marie was born in New Jersey. Her film career began in 1947 when she played Masseur in the United Artists British film, Just William's Luck. The crime/comedy is much like the modern-day Home Alone movies, where the child character captures crooks with cunning, playful antics. Anna Marie then performed concerts and recitals recording her first solo album in 1955. Released on the Vesta label, Anna Marie, is a mixture of soft rock and jazz songs. It included such hits as "Tears Won't Put Out the Fire," "This Could Take All Night," "Language of Love" and "True Intentions." She also released a similar album full of rock and jazz songs on the MCA label. During the 60s Anna Marie performed on stage and was a back up vocalist on several albums.

Returning to the stage in 1972, she performed with David Holmes in Ballet Adagio. For the rest of the 70s and 80s Anna Marie kept a low profile performing as a backup vocalist. In 1991 she collaborated with pop musicians Michael Sembello and Gerardo to produce the album Mo'Ritmo. It included such Latin pop rock hits as "Fandango," "Latin Till I Die," "Rico Suave" and "We Want the Funk."

A versatile vocalist Anna Marie has made contributions to several musical genres including rock, jazz, latin rock and ballet.