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Liza with a Z is by now older than her legendary mother was when she succumbed.

And -- dare I say it? -- almost as iconic.

This was the first "Grammy Living Legends" awards ceremony in 1989 honoring Liza Minnelli, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
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Already established as a nightclub singer and musical theatre actress, she first attracted critical acclaim for her dramatic performances in the movies The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), and Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970); Minnelli then rose to international stardom for her appearance as Sally Bowles in the 1972 film version of the Broadway musical Cabaret, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
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The anthem that always makes me choke up:

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