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A 1982 first day cover for the Wolf Trap Farm Park, signed by the singer whose song “The Wayward Wind was a No. 1 hit in 1956
First Day Cover signed "Gogi Grant". 6½x3¾. First day cover honoring the Wolf Trap Farm Park Virginia for the Performing Arts. Postmarked Vienna, Virginia, Sept. 1, 1982. One color 20-cent Wolf Trap Farm stamp affixed. FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. Pop singer Gogi Grant, born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924, is best known for her 1956 hit song “The Wayward Wind”, which shot to No. 1 in the U.S. and reached the Top 10 in Great Britain. Grant also had a Top 10 hit with “Suddenly There's A Valley” in 1955. In 1957, she provided the vocals for Ann Blyth's portrayal of Helen Morgan in The Helen Morgan Story. The soundtrack was released in 1958. She appeared in film and television productions in the late 1950s and 1960s, including The Big Beat (1958) and an episode of The Lloyd Bridges Show (in 1963). Her last charting single, “The Sea”, was released in 1967. Grant passed away on March 10, 2016. Envelope is open and empty. Normal postal stamps. Lightly toned, bowed and rippled. Lightly soiled on verso (no show-through). Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: September 20, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 10, 2016 in California

Film Credits
2004 Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop (in person), 2000 Milk Punch (Sound), 1997 Always Say Goodbye (Performer), 1983 The Right Stuff (Sound), 1964 The Linkletter Show (in person), 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (Performer), 1962 The 34th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1961 Westinghouse Presents: The Sound of the Sixties (in person), 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1960 Startime (in person), 1960 Here's Hollywood (in person), 1960 Dan Raven (Performer), 1960 Academy Award Songs (in person), 1960 About Faces (in person), 1959-1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1959 The Voice of Firestone (Performer), 1959 The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom (in person), 1958 The George Gobel Show (in person), 1958 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (in person), 1958 The Big Beat (Performer), 1958 Shower of Stars (Performer), 1957 The Vic Damone Show (in person), 1957 The Nat King Cole Show (in person), 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (Performer), 1957 The Big Record (in person), 1957 The 29th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1957 Golden Ladder (Performer), 1956 The Tennessee Plowboy (in person), 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (in person), 1956 The Mills Brothers on Parade (Performer), 1955 The Paul Winchell Show (in person), 1955 The Milton Berle Show (in person)

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