Kate Smith
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"Kathryn Elizabeth Smith" known professionally as "Kate Smith" and "The First Lady of Radio" was an American singing/singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America".

She had a radio, television, and recording career spanning five decades, which reached its pinnacle in the 1940s. Smith became known as "The Songbird of the South" after her enduring popularity during World War II and contribution to American culture and patriotism.

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