…a fuddy-duddy nice old Jewish couple, even when they were dashing young marrieds. They wore it well, though; they were as comfortable being musically old-fashioned as they were in evening clothes. They were preservationists, and they embodied the charm of the old song standards, which promised, in the words of the Gershwin ballad, our love is here to stay.
Gormé is survived by Lawrence, who issued a statement this weekend following her death:
“Eydie has been my partner onstage and in life for more than 55 years. I fell in love with her the moment I saw her and even more the first time I heard her sing.”