Ruth Etting in a publicity still dated 1932. This image came from a scrapbook that once belonged to Roland Cusson, a popular big band musician in Montreal, Canada. Thank you to Ronnie Klejka of Quebec, for submitting this image!
Rising to fame in the twenties and early thirties, Ruth Etting was renowned for her great beauty, her gorgeous voice and her tragic life. She starred on Broadway, made movies in Hollywood, married a mobster, had numerous hit-records, fell in love and was known as America's Sweetheart of Song.