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.

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