Eartha Kitt

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Eartha Mae Keith
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Born: January 17, 1927 in North (near Columbia), South Carolina, USA, died: December 25, 2008 in Weston, Connecticut, USA.
Eartha Kitt was an actress, singer, and cabaret star whose mother was African American and Cherokee, and whose father was a White-American. Very busy throughout the 1950's and 1960's as a performer, Kitt was also active in social and political movements. She spoke four languages and sang in 12, which she effortlessly demonstrated in many of her cabaret performances. English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Turkish ,Hebrew, Yiddish, Pakistani, Swedish , Tagalog, Italian are the languages she recorded in. Orson Welles once called her the "most exciting woman in the world". She passed away aged 81 on Christmas day 2008 (colorectal cancer). Eartha Kitt also played in many films and TV-plays .Her first films in America were New Faces , after her success in the theatre play Leonard Sillman`s New Faces of 1952 . Furthermore she acted in Anna Lucasta, with Sammy Davis Jr., in Mark of the Hawk, with Sidney Poitier , in St. Louis Blues with Nat King Cole , in Synanon , Boomerang with Eddy Murphy and many many others. She did several voice over jobs in Disney films. She was Baghera the black panther in Disney`s Mowgli `s Story. She was the villain Yzma , in The emperor`s New Groove and also in the spin-off Kronk`s New Groove . For the TV-series that followed she earned herself 2 daytime Emmy awards. Eartha Kitt was blacklisted by President Johnson because of her speaking at a luncheon .she was asked for her opinion and gave it directly and honest. Promptly she was out of work during 11 years in USA. Eartha Kitt went on to continue working in Europe and Asia , where she recorded albums and made a few films too. Up to her last weeks in life, she kept busy working. Four autobiographies she wrote : Thursday`s Child ( which inspired David Bowie to a sing with the same name) . Alone with Me .I`m Still Here ( in USA named Confessions of a Sexkitten ) and REJUVENATE! People know her mostly as Batman`s Catwoman from the TV-series of 1968 . She also played many guest parts in series as I Spy, Mission Impossible, The Nanny, etc . Well-known hits are : C`est si bon / I want to be Evil / Just an Old fashioned Girl / Santa Baby / Where is My Man ( remixed every few years, there must be at least 50 ) / L love Men / Cha Cha Heels (with Bronski Beat ) .
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LPM 3062 RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt (Album, EP) RCA Victor LPM 3062 Canada 1953 Sell This Version
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LPM-3187, LPM 3187 That Bad Eartha — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt With Henri René And His Orchestra Eartha Kitt With Henri René And His Orchestra - That Bad Eartha (Album, EP) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-3187, LPM 3187 US 1954 Sell This Version
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LOC-1017 Mrs. Patterson — Eartha Kitt Leonard Sillman Presents Eartha Kitt With Enid Markey Leonard Sillman Presents Eartha Kitt With Enid Markey - Mrs. Patterson (Album, EP) RCA Victor LOC-1017 Canada 1954 Sell This Version
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BKL - 23 Down To Eartha — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Down To Eartha (Album, EP) RCA Victor, RCA Victor BKL - 23 Brazil 1955 Sell This Version
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L-10237 Thursday's Child — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Thursday's Child (Album) RCA Victor L-10237 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
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LPM-1183, LPM 1183 That Bad Eartha — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt That Bad Eartha (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1183, LPM 1183 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
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No. 469, No. 470 Guest Star — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt With Harry Von Zell And Henri René And His Orchestra / Del Sharbutt With Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra, Pat O'Brien (21) Eartha Kitt With Harry Von Zell And Henri René And His Orchestra / Del Sharbutt With Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra, Pat O'Brien (21) - Guest Star(LP, 16", Transcription) U.S. Department Of The Treasury No. 469, No. 470 US 1956 Sell This Version
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LPM-1661 St Louis Blues — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt With Shorty Rogers And His Giants Eartha Kitt With Shorty Rogers And His Giants - St Louis Blues (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1661 Canada 1958 Sell This Version
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KL 1162 The Fabulous Eartha Kitt — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt The Fabulous Eartha Kitt (Album) Kapp Records KL 1162 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
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KOP 111 Revisited — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Revisited (Album) Kapp Records KOP 111 Japan 1960 Sell This Version
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MGM-C-878, MGM-CS-6050 Bad But Beautiful — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Bad But Beautiful (Album) MGM Records MGM-C-878, MGM-CS-6050 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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CLP 1595 The Romantic Eartha — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt The Romantic Eartha (Album) His Master's Voice CLP 1595 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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MLP 15115 Eartha Kitt At Tivoli — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt At Tivoli (Album) Metronome MLP 15115 Denmark 1962 Sell This Version
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843 726 PY Uncle Tom's Cabin (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) — Eartha Kitt Juliette Greco*, Eartha Kitt, George Goodman, Peter Thomas Juliette Greco*, Eartha Kitt, George Goodman, Peter Thomas - Uncle Tom's Cabin (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Philips 843 726 PY Spain 1964 Sell This Version
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33SX 1759 Love For Sale — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Love For Sale (Album) Columbia 33SX 1759 UK 1965 Sell This Version
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DL-31,718 Canta En Castellano — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt With Gran Orquesta - Director Ramón Márquez Eartha Kitt With Gran Orquesta - Director Ramón Márquez - Canta En Castellano (Album) Decca DL-31,718 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
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GNPS 2008 In Person At The Plaza — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt In Person At The Plaza (Album) GNP Crescendo GNPS 2008 US 1965 Sell This Version
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TC 1267 Folk Tales Of The Tribes Of Africa — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Folk Tales Of The Tribes Of Africa (Album) Caedmon Records TC 1267 US 1968 Sell This Version
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TC 1252 Black Pioneers In American History:  19th Century, Volume One — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt And Moses Gunn Eartha Kitt And Moses Gunn - Black Pioneers In American History: 19th Century, Volume One(LP, Album) Caedmon Records TC 1252 US 1968 Sell This Version
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SRLP 105 Sentimental Eartha — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Sentimental Eartha (Album) Spark SRLP 105 UK 1970 Sell This Version
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131396- 131401 In Concert — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt, The Nash Ensemble Eartha Kitt, The Nash Ensemble - In Concert(3xLP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services 131396- 131401 UK 1972 Sell This Version
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25PP-170 I Love Men — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt I Love Men (Album) In The Mix 25PP-170 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
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CDP85010 My Way - A Musical Tribute To Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt and 100-Voice Gospel Choir Eartha Kitt and 100-Voice Gospel Choir - My Way - A Musical Tribute To Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Album) Caravan Of Dreams CDP85010 US 1987 Sell This Version
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410390 I'm Still Here — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt I'm Still Here (Album) Ariola 410390 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
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353 825 Live In London — Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Live In London (Album) Ariola 353 825 UK & Europe 1990 Sell This Version