"The Queen of the Amazons", the highest star burlesque Lois DefiBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/the-queen-of-the-amazons-the-highest-star-burlesque-lois-defi
Artist of the burlesque genre Lois Defi famous not only for their talent, but also non-standard parameters. Growth leggy beauties was 1.93 meters, but this does not bother, and Vice versa — has become the highlight and made Lois recognizable among hundreds of other artists. In 1930-1940-ies of the girl was named the "Queen of the Amazons", and the fans came on a bright show featuring original beauty to admire it.
Look at the pictures of the inimitable Lois Defi and learn interesting facts from her biography of our material.
Lois Defi was born in 1918 in a small town in Texas. The girl he lost his parents early, she was raised by her aunt. Life for the little orphan was not sugar, so she ran away from home at age 13 and began to try to build a career in the entertainment industry.
She traveled to almost all States and even made it to Cuba, working in different clubs as a dancer in shows. Due to the high growth actress very few people knew about her young age. The extraordinary growth of the girl was her highlight.
Unfortunately, a special talent for dancing at the leggy beauty was not, so she often just stood in the background setting or slow-walked the stage. Over time, this became a feature of her style.
From Cuba, the actress moved to new York and began to work at the club "The Dizzy", where she found real fame after meeting with the famous commentator Walter Minchella (Walter Winchell). At the International fair of 1939, which took place in the Amazon, she posed as "the Queen of the Amazons", attracting the attention of visitors.
In the early 1940s, Lois Defi tried themselves in the role of a stripper, and this became her main occupation. During the 1940-1950-ies she has created her own style and performance program, becoming a real star. Her stage rooms were exquisite and unusual that the girl admired not only men but also women.
Lois Defi many times married. She quietly passed away at the age of 83 years in 2012.
In these photographs the Queen of burlesque is captured in the period 1930-1940-ies.