Marion Sunshine

Actor, Musical Artist

1894 – 1963

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Who was Marion Sunshine?

Marion Sunshine was an American actress. She appeared on Broadway in musicals such as Going Up. She appeared in 26 films between 1908 and 1916.

She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, United States and died in New York, New York.

She was involved in Vaudeville, and also wrote the English lyrics to the jazz standard "The Peanut Vendor", "When I Get Low, I Get High" and "Mango Mengue".

Her brother-in-law was Cuban band leader Don Azpiaz├║. Don, Marion and her husband Eusebio toured the U.S. together when "The Peanut Vendor" became a breakthrough Latin hit and Sunshine became known as the "The Rumba Lady".

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Born
May 15, 1894
Louisville
Also known as
  • Marion Tunstall Ijames
  • The Rumba Lady
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
Jan 25, 1963
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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