Knowledge Identifier: +Grace_Moore
Category: Music (650)
Born in 1898.
Countries: United States (30%), France (16%), California (11%)
Linked to: Ward-Belmont College, University of Tennessee, Ottawa Citizen
Grace Moore's first Broadway appearance was in 1920 in the musical "Hitchy-Koo", by Jerome Kern
In 1922 and 1923 she appeared in the second and third of Irving Berlin's series of four Music Box Revues
In the 1923 edition she and John Steel introduced Berlin's song "What'll I Do"
Moore married Valentín Parera, a Spanish movie actor, in Cannes , on July 15, 1931
In the 1934 film "One Night of Love", her first film for Columbia, she portrayed a small-town girl who aspires to sing opera
In 1936 King Christian X of Denmark awarded her his country's medal of 'Ingenito et Arti
She was widely criticized in December 1938 when she curtsied to the Duchess of Windsor, in Cannes
Gustave Charpentier - A film adaptation of the work followed in 1939 with Grace Moore in the title role
Moore's life story was made into a movie, "So This Is Love", in 1953, starring North Carolina-born singer Kathryn Grayson