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    Singer and cabaret artist Evelyn King (whose real name was Evelyn Künneke) was born on December 15, 1921, in Berlin, Germany. The daughter of an operetta composer (Eduard Künneke) and opera singer (Katarina Krapotkin), King began her career as a dancer at Berlin's State Opera in the late '30s. In 1939, Nazis banned her from performing under her stage name of Evelyn King, so she began working in ...more

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