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Hal Schaefer 1925-2012

Hal Schaefer was an accomplished jazz pianist and vocal coach to Marilyn. They became close while she was unhappily married to Joe DiMaggio, and Hal was with her on the night of the infamous ‘Wrong Door Raid’. He died on … Continue reading

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Memorial at Westwood

Speakers at this year’s service, organised by Marilyn Remembered Fan Club: John Gilmore, author of Inside Marilyn Monroe Noreen Siegel, wife of Dr Lee Siegel, Marilyn’s longtime physician at Twentieth Century Fox Marion Collier, ‘Olga’ from Sweet Sue’s Band in … Continue reading

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