Fran Warren, the singer and actress whose 1947 recording of "A Sunday Kind of Love" is remembered as a classic of the Big Band era, has passed away at the age of 87. According to a statement from a representative, Warren died of natural causes on March 4 -- her birthday.
Warren was an all-rounder -- a nightclub performer, recording artist and actor whose career spanned more than 50 years.
Early in her career, she signed as a solo artist with RCA Victor and scored chart hits with the Tony Martin duet “I Said My Pajamas (and Put On My Prayers)” and “Dearie” with Lisa Kirk. She then moved to MGM Records, charting with “It’s Anybody’s Heart.”