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Female?Male big band leader

Hi there my sis and I have a bet on. I am sure i read somewhere that there was a female big band leader who pretended to be a male and even married Is this true? Thanks a lot Pat

Billy Tipton

You win! That was the story of Billy Tipton
There was a Public Television documentary about her/him called "In The Life"

Re: Billy Tipton

Thank-you for the info. I looked up your info on-line and what a fantastic story about him/her. I am going to order the book and read it all. Thanks again