Is Eydie Gorme Jewish?

Eydie Gorme was Jewish. Known as a singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. She earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an Emmy.

She was born as Edith Gormezano in The Bronx, New York in 1928, the daughter of Fortuna and Nessim Garmezano. Her father was a tailor. She was a cousin of singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka. Her parents were Sephardic Jewish immigrants, her father from Sicily and her mother from Turkey. She graduated from William Howard Taft High School in 1946 with Stanley Kubrick in her class.

Her parents were Sephardic Jews. For more than 55 years, Eydie and Steve Lawrence made beautiful music together. Eydie and Steve were a staple in the American music scene through much of the 20th century.

Vintage 1970s TV appearance:

Eydie Gorme died in August 2013 at age 84.

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