Death of Teresa Brewer

May 7, 1931 - October 17, 2007
New Rochelle, New York | Age 76

Singer dead at 76; performed with Ellington, Gillespie, Marsalis
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Singer Teresa Brewer, who topped the charts in the 1950s with such hits as "Till I Waltz Again with You" and performed with jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington, died Wednesday. She was 76.

Brewer died at her home in New Rochelle of a neuromuscular disease, family spokesman Bill Munroe said. Her four daughters were at her bedside.

Brewer had scores of hits in the 1950s and a burgeoning film career but pared down her public life to raise her children. She re-emerged a...

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