In memoriam: Doris Day

On May 13, 2019, the American actress and singer Doris Day died at the age of 97 years. Born on April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, she first appeared as a singer of various big bands. Her breakthrough came in 1944 with the number one hit “Sentimental Journey”. In 1947 she made the leap to Hollywood, where she was seen in a series of musicals and music films in the 1950s and early 1960s. Over the course of her career, Doris Day has placed more than 50 hits in the charts, including such well-known songs as “Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)” and “Fly Me to the Moon”. Several times she worked as a singer with Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Harry James and Frankie Lee.