Goodelle, Niela

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Goodelle, Niela

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  • Goodell, Helen
  • Hartz, Niela G.

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Dates of existence

1910-09-08 - 1988-05-26

History

Niela Goodelle Hartz (September 8, 1910 – May 26, 1988) was born Helen Goodelle in New York. In the 1920s, she worked as an accompanist for Burton Thatcher in exchange for vocal lessons. By the 1930s she was a Hollywood starlet, performing in various shows and movies with the likes of Buddy Rogers. She is perhaps most famous for turning down a marriage proposal from Rudy Vallee in 1937.
In 1940, Goodelle retired at what was arguably the peak of her career and married Minton Hartz. She moved to Evansville, Indiana where she and Minton raised three children.

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New York; Florida; Evansville, Indiana

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Singer, actress,

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SF2018NGRK

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13 bibliographic records exist for Niela Goodelle in the Library of Congress Online Catalog.

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