She earned her bachelor's degree in music from Lindenwood College in 1949. She performed with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.
About Marjorie Finlay
Singer and TV personality who won the ABC radio show's Music With the Girls 1950 singing contest, which allowed her to tour with the show. She was also the grandmother of Taylor Swift, who cited her as a main influence on pursuing a music career.
She had two daughters with her husband Robert. Her grandson is Austin Swift.
Friends and colleagues
She was featured posthumously through backing vocals on Taylor Swift's 2020 single "Marjorie."
She became known as the MC for the Puerto Rican TV show El Show Pan-Americano. She was named an honorary captain of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard in 1962.