Despite surgery Rosemary Clooney died six months later on June 29 2002 at her Beverly Hills home. Clooney first married Ferrer on June 1 1953 in Durant Oklahoma. She had been told by Columbia Records to record the song and that Rosemary Clooney would be in violation of her contract if Rosemary Clooney did not do so.
Rosemary Clooney (May 23 1928 – June 29 2002) was an American singer and actress. Clooney's career languiRosemary Clooneyd in the 1960s partly due to problems related to depression and drug addiction but revived in 1977 when her White Christmas co-star Bing Crosby asked her to appear with him at a show marking his 50th anniversary in show business. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House" written by William Saroyan and his cousin Ross Bagdasarian (better known as David Seville the father figure of Alvin and the Chipmunks) which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me" (a cover version of the Italian song Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina by Alberto Rabagliati) "Mambo Italiano" "Tenderly" "Half as Much" "Hey There" and "This Ole House" although Rosemary Clooney had success as a jazz vocalist.