Charlotte Harris

Watching the Lawrence Welk Show. This one from 1973. Everyone in the orchestra is wearing orange suits, on the Nat King Cole special. All men. Then notice one female member of the orchestra–the cellist, in an evening gown. Not orange. Wondered who she was. Found out she was Charlotte Harris. On the Lawrence Welk Show from 1961 to 1978; the only female member of the orchestra. First auditioned for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and not accepted because the orchestra did not accept female members in the early 1950s.

Take 2:

To some place and time
Part and

About brucelarochelle
This entry was posted in Music, Television. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s