Jan 02, 2013
By Michael Kramer
One of America’s musical icons has died.
Grammy-Award winner Patti Page, has died at a nursing home in Encinitas, California.
Page was 85.
In her seven-decade recording career, Page sold more than 100 million records -making her one of the most successful female recording artists of all time.
Page performed all over the world and was often asked to sing her biggest-selling record, “The Tennessee Waltz” which she recorded in 1951.
Page’s real name was Clara Ann Fowler.