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Bette Midler: The Divine Miss M

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The Divine Miss M, which is how Bette Midler is also known, especially among gay people, is a very famous comedian, actress and singer.  Bette Midler was born on December 1, 1945 in Honolulu Hawaii.  Since Bette was very young, she realized what she wanted to be in life.  In fact, she studied drama in the University of Hawaii.  One of the projects that allowed her to earn much money was the film titled Hawaii, released in 1966.  Then she moved to New York City.

There, she finally got an onstage paper after spending some time trying to get one.  In the period of time from 1966 to 1969, she played in Fiddle on the Roof as Tizel.  The fact that Judith, her sister, was killed by a taxi cab when she went to this city to visit Bette was very hard to overcome.  Bette Midler’s first album was called The Divine Miss M and was released in 1973.  The producer of this album was Barry Manilow, who was her piano accompanist when she sang in a gay bathhouse called Continental Baths three years before. In 1974, she was given a Special Tony Award for “Clams on the Half Shell Review”.  In addition, Bette was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Rose in 1960.

Bette Medler spent a great period of her time with his manager and boyfriend Aaron Russo.  Nevertheless, she married von Haselberg in 1984.  Moreover, throughout her career, she has received lots of awards, including four Grammy Awards, which comprise the 1973 Best New Artist. Also, in 1992, she won an Emmy Award for The Tonight Show.  However, she has been nominated for a wide-ranging diversity of awards, encompassing the nomination for a Grammy for her recording Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook.  Recently, Bette Midler toured her show named Kiss My Brass around the United States.

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