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Marta Mirska

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Marta Mirska, (born Alicja Nowak February 12, 1918 in Warsaw – November 15, 1991), was a Polish singer active from 1940 to the mid-1960s. Her distinctive alto voice brought her to popular attention immediately before World War II. Her popularity peaked in the 1950s, with recordings on the Poznań-based Mewa and then the Polskie Nagrania labels. Her best-known song was Pierwszy siwy włos (First Gray Hair), a nostalgic tango written by Kazimierz Winkler and Henryk Hubertus Jabłoński originally for singer Mieczysław Fogg. Career While still in Warsaw immediately before the outbreak of World War II, she became involved with the Ali Baba Theatre, established by the entertainer Kazimierz Krukowski. Wartime found her working as a courier in the underground Polish Armia Krajowa in the east of Poland. Under her cover name 'Marta', she entered and won a talent contest in Vilnius in 1940, after which she sang in the city at the popular nightclub Sztralla Artystów, as well as engage
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