Music played a defining role in Liza Minnelli's life from the day she was born. She was named after the George Gershwin song "Liza."
Growing up in Los Angeles, the child of film director Vincente Minnelli and actress Judy Garland, Minnelli was a shy child who had a hard time expressing herself — until she listened to the music her parents played around the house.
"There was always music," she said. "My mother loved funny songs; my father loved romantic songs. I listened to everything. And...Full Story