Ginny Simms
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1916
Birth Place:
San Antonio, TX


Texas-born Ginny Simms had originally wanted to teach, and to that end attended Fresno State Teachers College. While an undergrad, she organized a singing trio as a means of earning tuition money; after a few engagements, she was encouraged by friends and fans to try her luck as a solo vocalist. At the age of 20, Simms signed as female songstress with the Tommy Gerun band, then joined the Kay...