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Ethel Levey

b. Ethelia Fowler, 22 November 1880, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, USA, d. 27 Feb 1955, NEW YORK, NY, USA. An excellent dancer and vocalist, Levey made an appearance in burlesque theatres and on the vaudeville circuit for a few years gaining moderate success. During this time period of her profession, she fulfilled fellow vaudevillian George M. Cohan plus they had been wedded in 1900. As Cohan’s superstar begun to rise therefore do Levey’s and she made an appearance in starring assignments in a number of of his Broadway musical comedies, like the Governor’s Kid (1901), Small Johnny Jones (1904) and George Washington Jr. (1906). Shortly following this, Levey and Cohan divorced and proceeded to go their different professional methods. Any thoughts that Levey may have owed her popularity and popularity and then her association with Cohan had been reserve when she demonstrated in a position to retain her pursuing, as she continuing to perform in lots of shows. She is at London in 1912 for Hullo, Ragtime, but was generally energetic touring America in the vaudeville circuit although she do perform once again on Broadway, including showing up in Irving Berlin’s revue View Your Stage (1914). Levey continuing to enjoy an effective profession through succeeding years, and was once again in NY in 1945 when she performed Mme. Sacher in Marinka.

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