Lee Morse was an American jazz singer best known for her trademark yodeling. She was born Lena Corinne Taylor on November 30, 1897 in Portland, Oregon to Pleasant John and Olive Taylor. She was the tenth of thirteen children, and the second girl. Her younger brother Glen H. Taylor was a country-western singer who served one term as a U.S. Senator from Idaho. She began her professional singing career in a local movie house in 1918.