Eva Tanguay (August 1, 1879 – January 11, 1947) was a Canadian-born singer and entertainer who billed herself as "the girl who made vaudeville famous.
Eva Tanguay was born in Quebec. Before she reached the age of six, her family moved from Quebec's Eastern Townships to Holyoke, Massachusetts. Her father died soon after. While still a child she developed an interest in the performing arts, making her first appearance on stage at the age of eight. With her parents' assistance, she… read more