Grace Moore (December 5, 1898 – January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film. She was nicknamed the "Tennessee Nightingale." Her films helped to popularize opera by bringing it to a larger audience. Wikipedia
Age: 48 (age at death)
Born: 5th December, 1898, Slabtown, Tennessee
Died: 26th January, 1947, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 5' 4½" (164 cm)
Claim to Fame: Metropolitan Opera Star
On the eve of her death, Grace had sung in concert before a packed Copenhagen audience of over 4,000. She had just boarded a flight to Stockholm Sweden when the KLM DC3 plane crashed and exploded upon takeoff.
It is claimed that Elvis Presley's "Graceland" mansion was named in honor of her.