Mlle. Cool

Lorraine Glover 1955

Donald Byrd’s Wife

She is so cool, although there was a question around her identity, because some people argued that the trumpeter’s second wife was named Yourma. solved the mystery with research and wrote that in April 1958, Donald Byrd recorded the song “Yourna” with the Pepper Adams Quartet.

They suggested that Yourna was Lorraine’s pseudonym.

Here’s their wedding announcement.

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