Jo Sullivan

Jo Sullivan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elizabeth Josephine "Jo" Sullivan Loesser is an American soprano and the widow of composer Frank Loesser. Her daughter, Emily Loesser, is also a singer-actress. Born in Mounds, Illinois, Jo Sullivan played Polly Peachum in Marc Blitzstein's legendary English-language adaptation of The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht off-Broadway in 1954. On Broadway, she starred in her future husband's masterpiece The Most Happy Fella (1956) as "Rosabella," alongside Robert Weede and Susan Johnson, which earned her a 1957 Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She married Loesser on April 30, 1959; they had two children, Hannah (1962-2007) and Emily (born 1965). On May 1, 2010, in an interview with Scott Simon on NPR Weekend Saturday, Jo Sullivan Loesser stated that her actual marriage date was April 29, 1959.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135765965
  • 9786135765960