Gisele MacKenzie

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Gisele MacKenzie

Born

1/10/1927, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Died

9/5/2003

Birth Name

Gisele Marie-Louise Marguerite LaFleche

Gender

Female
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Gisele studied violin and voice at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) after hearing her beautiful contralto voice gave Gisele her own radio program in 1946 called Meet Gisele. The Campbell Soup Company hearing her voice offered her a spot on their…more

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  • GREAT TALENT

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    WHAT A GREAT TALENT THIS LADY WAS! FROM HER YEARS ON "YOUR HIT PARADE" TO HER OWN SHOW ON SATURDAY NIGHT, TO HER LEGENDARY VIOLIN DUETS WITH JACK BENNY TO PLAYING SID CEASAR'S FOURTH WIFE, GISELE DELIGHTED TELEVISION AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES. ANYONE WHO IS NOT FAMILIAR WITH HER WORK OR THOSE WANTING TO TAKE A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE CAN FIND HER ON YOU TUBE. THEY SHOULD TAKE TIME TO APPRECIATE HER VERSATILITY BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY THE PURITY OF HER VOICE. IN LATER YEARS SHE STARRED IN MOST OF THE BEST KNOWN ROLES FOR LEADING LADIES IN MUSICAL COMEDIES. SHE COULD HAVE ORIGINATED ANY OF THEM WITH GREAT SUCCESS IN THEIR ORIGINAL PRESENTATIONS ON BROADWAY. ALTHOUGH SHE MAY NOT BE THE BEST KNOWN SINGER OF HER GENERATION, ARGUABLY SHE WAS THE BEST.moreless