Encyclopedia > Adele Astaire

  Article Content

Adele Astaire

Adele Astaire (September 10, 1897 -January 25, 1981) was an American dancer and entertainer. She was Fred Astaire's elder sister.

She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Frederick Austerlitz (- 1924) & Ann Gelius (-1975).

When she was five years old she had a successful vaudeville act with her younger brother Fred Astaire.

On May 9. 1932, she married Charles Francis Cavendish (August 29, 1905 - March 23, 1944), son of the 9th Duke of Devonshire. She married Kingman Douglass on April 29, 1947.

She is said to have had a lesbian relationship with Mercedes de Acosta[?].

She died in Tucson, Arizona.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
List of rappers

... and DJs. In the list below, all members of groups are given for the sake of completion, even though some are not rappers or rap only rarely. 2 Live Crew Fresh Kid ...