Myra Gale Brown will be discussed in this article. We will look at her marriage with Jerry Lewis and what she has been up to for now.
Who was Jerry Lee Lewis?
He was an American singer, songwriter and pianist.
The musician who was nicknamed the Killer was born on 29th September,1935.
Jerry Lee Lewis is noted and regarded by many as the first ever great wild man of the “rock n’ roll‘.
Lewis is seen as the founder and pioneer of the Rock and roll as well as rockabilly music.
The famous pianist and singer’s first ever recording was “Crazy Arms” which is reported to have produced by Sun Records in 1956.
His first record was a hit, making 300,000 copies sales and by the following year, the musician rose to fame with “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On“.
His name was not just in the South alone like the first album. The 1957 hit catapult him to the whole world and made him a household name.
His success and fame vanished all of a sudden. This was when the singer was embroiled in a marriage with his under age cousin.
His marriage with Myra Gale Brown who was only 13 years at the time, was like a dagger that brought his fame to a halt.
Who is Myra Gale Brown?
She is the cousin removed and former wife of late popular singer and pianist Jerry Lee Lewis.
Myra Gale Brown later turned Myra Lewis Williams was born on 11th July, 1944.
She is an American author and is famed with her botched marriage with Jerry Lewis.
She got married to Lewis at the age of 13 and the musician lied that she was 15.
It was later discovered that Myra was 13 and that the pair had been married for 5 months.
Lewis was still marriage to another woman by name Mitcham.
The discovery of the lie that Lewis gave affected his rock and roll music at the time.
Lewis had to leave the marriage, divorced from Mitcham and later got married Myra Gale Brown again.
They had two children together. Steve Allen Lewis who was born in 1959 and died in 1962 was their first child.
Their second child is Phoebe Allen Lewis who too was born in 1963.
Myra Brown marriage with Lewis ended in 1970. She cited abuse and infidelity on the part of the singer.
This was when the singer entered into drinking and drug use.
Myra later go marriaged to Pete Malito. Pete was a detective she allegedly hired to monitor Lewis on his extra marital affairs.
Her marriage with Pete also lasted for just a year.