|Born||Marion Tunstall Ijames
May 15, 1894
|Died||January 25, 1963
New York City, New York
|Spouse(s)||Eusebio Santiago Azpiazu (December 5, 1930 - January 25, 1963 (her death))|
She was involved in Vaudeville, and also wrote the English lyrics to the jazz standard "The Peanut Vendor", "When I Get Low, I Get High" and "Mango Mengue".
Her brother-in-law was Cuban band leader Don Azpiazu. Don, Marion and her husband Eusebio toured the U.S. together when "The Peanut Vendor" became a breakthrough Latin hit and Sunshine became known as the "The Rumba Lady".
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