Norma sang with The Girl Friends quartet for almost 20 years. They workend in every aspect of show business, including singing commercial jingles, recording movie scores, and recording back-up vocals for famous solo artists.
Norma is an accomplished painter. One episode of The Lawrence Welk Show featured some of Norma's art.
Norma's father was a violin teacher. He taught Norma how to play violin when she was very young, and gave her her first singing lessons.
Norma's childhood nickname was Dee Dee.