ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ#

/*

Brewer, Teresa (I) Biography




biography of Brewer, Teresa (I)

Theresa Veronica Breuer
7 May 1931, Toledo, Ohio, USA
17 October 2007, New Rochelle, New York, USA (progressive supranuclear palsy)
'Teresa Brewer (I)' (qv) made her debut on "The Major Bowes Amateur Hour" radio program in 1936 and toured with the show until 1943. She made her first recording in 1949 and her first big record was "Music! Music! Music!" It debuted on 4 February 1950, was Number 1 on the Top 10 charts for four weeks, and stayed on the Top 10 charts for 17 weeks.
J.E. McKillop

Singer, songwriter ("Down the Holiday Trail"), and author. Educated at Waite High School and later a singer in theaters and night clubs and on radio and television. She made many records and joined ASCAP in 1956. Her other song compositions include "I Love Mickey", "Imp", "There's Nothing as Lonesome as Saturday Night", and "Hush-a-bye, Wink-a-bye Do".
Anonymous



-   'William Monahan (I)' (qv) (1949 - 1972) (divorced); 4 children

-   'Bob Thiele' (qv) (1972 - 30 January 1996) (his death)


-   Four daughters: Kathleen (born in 1950), Susan and Megan Colleen (born in November 1954), and Michelle (born in 1958).

-   She recorded 'Louis Armstrong (I)' (qv)'s "What a Wonderful World", which was written by her second husband 'Bob Thiele' (qv). Thiele also produced a few of her earlier hits.

-   She dyed her blonde hair and made her film debut as one of _Those Redheads from Seattle (1953)_ (qv) starring 'Rhonda Fleming' (qv), but turned down a long-term contract offer by Paramount in order to maintain her singing career and remain with her family, both established on the East Coast.

-   Made around 300 records by the mid-1960s.

-   Dropped out of high school as a junior and moved to New York to find singing work, altering her given name to "Teresa Brewer".

-   Made her official professional debut at age 2 singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" on a children's Toledo radio show. At age 5 she won a singing competition which earned her several appearances on the "Major Bowes Amateur Hour" radio talent program. She spent the next seven years touring with a Bowes'-formed troupe, then "retired" at age 12 to return to school.

-   Born Theresa Breuer, the eldest of five children of a glass inspector for the Libby Owens Co. in Toledo, Ohio.

-   She moved away from performing in the 1960s as rock 'n' roll took over the pop scene and instead concentrated on raising a family of four. She returned to singing in a jazz-swing mode a decade later after marrying her second husband, jazz producer 'Bob Thiele' (qv), and worked with such icons as 'Count Basie' (qv), 'Duke Ellington' (qv) and 'Dizzy Gillespie' (qv).

-   'Ed Sullivan (I)' (qv) first introduced the petite singer on his variety show as "the little girl with the big voice." She was a frequent Sullivan guest.

-   She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1708 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.


-   (c. 1952) Big Band era documentary clip: "Swing: Best of the Big Bands, Volume 3": "Old Man Mose" by Teresa Brewer and The Fire House 5 Plus Two.

-   (1956) Single: "I Love Mickey". A tribute to New York Yankees legend 'Mickey Mantle' (qv), recorded right before the 1956 World Series/ The male voice that joined her on the recording was none other than that of Mantle himself.

-   (????) CD: "The Best of Teresa Brewer" (USP)

-   (1958) Single: "Pickle Up A Doodle" / "The Rain Falls On Everyone" (Coral Records)

-   (????) Single: "Bo Weevil" / "Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (Means That You're Grand)" (Amsterdam Records)

-   (????) Single: "Music To The Man" / "Another Useless Day" (Amsterdam Records)

-   (????) Single: "Music, Music, Music" / "School Days" (Amsterdam Records)

-   (????) Single: "A Simple Song" / "Singin' A Doo Dah Song" (Amsterdam Records)

-   (????) Single: "Day By Day" / "Somewhere There's Someone Who Loves You" (Amsterdam Records)


-   "The Independent" (UK), 19 November 2007, Iss. 6582, pg. 37, by: Spencer Leigh, "Obituary: Teresa Brewer 'Chart-topping singer of the 1950s'"

-   "The Washington Post" (USA), 18 October 2007, Vol. 130, Iss. 317, pg. B7, by: Adam Bernstein, "To Fans of 40 Years, Teresa Brewer Meant 'Music! Music! Music!'"

-   "The New York Times" (USA), 18 October 2007, by: Douglas Martin, "Teresa Brewer, Cheerful Chart-Top on the Hit Parade, Is Dead at 76"

All Pictures

Pictures of Brewer, Teresa (I) not found
Images Search Powered By Google

Watch Online Related Videos


Brewer, Teresa (I) Videos

Acting in movies

  1. "The George Jessel Show" (1953) {(#1.14)}
  2. Haack ...The King of Techno (2004)
  3. The American Music Awards (1982) (TV)
  4. "The Val Doonican Music Show" (1976) {(#3.6)}
  5. "The Muppet Show" (1976) {(#2.22)}
  6. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) {(1976-03-17)}
  7. "Dinah!" (1974) {(#1.76)}
  8. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) {(1975-02-17)}
  9. "The Mike Douglas Show" (1961) {(1973-11-28)}
  10. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) {(1973-06-19)}
  11. "The David Frost Show" (1969) {(#4.91)}
  12. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962) {(1972-01-04)}
  13. "The Jackie Gleason Show" (1966) {(#2.14)}
  14. "The Mike Douglas Show" (1961) {(1967-04-27)}
  15. "Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine" (1962) {(#1.22)}
  16. "The Keefe Brasselle Show" (1963) {(#1.4)}
  17. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#17.12)}
  18. "Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine" (1962) {(#1.7)}
  19. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#15.31)}
  20. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#15.41)}
  21. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#14.31)}
  22. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#14.38)}
  23. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#13.18)}
  24. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#13.20)}
  25. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#13.27)}
  26. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#14.10)}
  27. "The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show" (1958) {Kingston Trio Guest (#1.24)}
  28. "The Steve Allen Show" (1956) {(#5.2)}
  29. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#12.30)}
  30. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#12.48)}
  31. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#12.51)}
  32. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#13.12)}
  33. "The Arthur Murray Party" (1950) {(1958-09-29)}
  34. "The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show" (1958) {(#1.14)}
  35. "The Perry Como Show" (1948) {(1958-02-22)}
  36. "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show" (1956) {(#2.36)}
  37. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#11.31)}
  38. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#11.39)}
  39. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#11.43)}
  40. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#11.47)}
  41. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#12.12)}
  42. "Producers' Showcase" (1954) {Mr. Broadway (#3.11)}
  43. "The Big Record" (1957) {(#1.7)}
  44. "The Jackie Gleason Show" (1952) {(1957-04-27)}
  45. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#10.41)}
  46. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#10.10)}
  47. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#9.28)}
  48. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#9.35)}
  49. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#9.40)}
  50. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#9.47)}
  51. "Frankie Laine Time" (1955) {(#1.8)}
  52. "The United States Steel Hour" (1953) {Shoot It Again (#3.9)}
  53. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#8.22)}
  54. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#9.12)}
  55. "The George Jessel Show" (1953) {(#1.26)}
  56. "The Morning Show" (1954) {(1954-06-10)}
  57. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#7.28)}
  58. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#8.12)}
  59. "Summertime U.S.A." (1953)
  60. Those Redheads from Seattle (1953)
  61. "Coke Time" (1953) {(#1.17)}
  62. "The Colgate Comedy Hour" (1950) {(#3.32)}
  63. "The George Jessel Show" (1953) {(#1.12)}
  64. "The Jackie Gleason Show" (1952) {Alice's Birthday (#1.34)}
  65. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#7.4)}
  66. "Cavalcade of Stars" (1949) {(#3.22)}
  67. "Cavalcade of Stars" (1949) {(#3.43)}
  68. "Songs for Sale" (1950) {(1952-03-01)}
  69. "Songs for Sale" (1950) {(1952-03-29)}
  70. "Songs for Sale" (1950) {(1952-04-05)}
  71. "Songs for Sale" (1950) {(1952-06-21)}
  72. "The Milton Berle Show" (1948) {(#5.10)}
  73. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#5.45)}
  74. Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two (1951)
  75. "Four Star Revue" (1950) {(#1.35)}
  76. "The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue" (1949) {(#1.18)}
  77. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#3.21)}
  78. "Toast of the Town" (1948) {(#4.11)}

f