The Million Dollar Mermaid With Us No More

Esther Williams, who died today aged 91 [Photo: estherwilliams.com]

Obituary: Esther Williams, an American teenage swimming champion who became a Hollywood star in a decade of water shows and aquatic extravaganzas that did much to put water sports on the map, died today in Beverly Hills, California. She was 91. Williams made synchronised swimming – or water ballet – glamourous long before it became an official sport

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Obituary: Esther Williams, an American teenage swimming champion who became a Hollywood star in a decade of water shows and aquatic extravaganzas that did much to put water sports on the map, died today in Beverly Hills, California. She was 91. Williams made synchronised swimming – or water ballet – glamourous long before it became an official sport

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