Remembering Broadway legend Carol Channing

Carol Channing, fervent Broadway star and famed comedienne, died Jan. 15 at the age of 97. Throughout her long career, Channing starred in several iconic musicals, most famously 1949’s “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and 1964’s “Hello, Dolly!” Her legacy is characterized by her relentless and consistent dedication to theater.

Channing had always been a natural performer — in an interview in 1994, she recalled wanting to sing on stage since the fourth grade. Read MORE