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Dave Apollon

Dave Apollon was created in Kiev, Russia, in 1897. Originally students from the violin, he became familiar with the mandolin via an outdated bowl-backed model his dad had resting about the home. By the early age of 14, he was executing on the device in theaters throughout Kiev, but a …

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Al Sherman

b. 7 Sept 1897, Kiev, Russia, d. 15 Sept 1973, LA, California, USA. A favorite songwriter who loved success mainly within the 20s and 30s, Sherman’s his first tunes, ‘Save Your Sorrow’, in 1925, was effective for the Shannon Four, Ray Miller and Gene Austin. Al Sherman’s additional well-known figures …

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