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Norma passed away May 5, 2019, and was 7 months away from 100 in earthly years.
Known as the Queen of Swing, Norma Miller is an author, choreographer, dancer, comedian and actor whose career spans over seven decades. Discovered at age twelve by the Savoy Ballroom's legendary dancer, Twist Mouth George, Norma has been in show business ever since! Honored with a 2003 National Heritage Foundation Fellowship from the National Endowments of the Arts for her role in continuing to preserve the acrobatic style swing dance, known as the "Lindy Hop". Norma also received a 2010 Proclamation from the Manhattan Borough President's Office in New York City, for a spectacular show at The Schomburg Library and NY screening of her documentary, "Queen of Swing", by filmmaker John Biffar. Ms. Miller's energy continues to amaze all who know her. She is currently working on her third and fourth books, Swing Baby Swing, and Me & John Biffar; and has written several songs, including "The Big Apple," her valentine to her hometown of New York. Now 93, Norma Miller continues to inspire!