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Tag Archives: 1910s – 1940s

Leslie Henson

b. 3 August 1891, Notting Hill, London, Britain, d. 2 Dec 1957, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, Britain. An actor, movie director, supervisor, and manufacturer, Henson, along with his bulging eye, cosmetic contortions (“which resembled a mandarin going to sneeze”) and croaky tone of voice, was among the excellent comedians in United …

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Lew Brown

Pop and present music lyricist Lew Dark brown is most beneficial known for his function in the songwriting group Henderson-De Sylva-Brown, who captured the Roaring ’20s nature and were without equivalent from 1926 through 1930. Delivered on Dec 10, 1893, in Russia, Dark brown found the U.S. along with his …

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James V. Monaco

Tin Skillet Alley composer Wayne V. Monaco — occasionally nicknamed “Ragtime Jimmie” — was a multiple Oscar nominee who’s perhaps best kept in mind for “You Produced Me Like You (I Didn’t Wish to accomplish It),” popular for Judy Garland among others. Monaco was created in Genoa, Italy, on January …

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Walter Page

Among the finest bassists from the golf swing era, Walter Web page rarely soloed but his four-to-the-bar jogging behind soloists place the typical for bassists within the 1930s prior to the rise of Jimmy Blanton. A longtime citizen of Kansas Town, Web page was with Bennie Moten in the first …

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Clifford Grey

b. Percival Davis, 5 January 1887, Birmingham, Western world Midlands, Britain, d. 25 Sept 1941, Ipswich, Suffolk, Britain. A prolific lyricist and librettist for the London and NY stage, Gray started out being a performer before collaborating with composer Nat D. Ayer over the rating for The Bing Children Are …

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Fiddlin’ John Carson

Fiddlin’ John Carson had been 55 when in 1923 the OKeh label released “Small Old VACATION CABIN within the Street”/”The Aged Hen Cackled” — the very first recording by way of a strictly nation musician and arguably the start of the united states music recording sector. Carson was created within …

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James P. Johnson

Among the great jazz pianists ever, Adam P. Johnson was the ruler of stride pianists within the 1920s. He started working in NY clubs as soon as 1913 and was quickly named the pacesetter. In 1917, Johnson started producing piano rolls. Duke Ellington discovered from these (by slowing them right …

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Lead Belly

Huddie Ledbetter, referred to as Business lead Tummy, was a distinctive body in the American popular music from the 20th hundred years. Eventually, he was greatest remembered for the body of music that he uncovered, adapted, or composed, including “Goodnight, Irene,” “Rock and roll Island Series,” “The Midnight Particular,” and …

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Tamara

b. Tamara Drasin, c.1910, Sorochintzy, Ukraine, d. 22 Feb 1943, near Lisbon, Portugal. Educated primarily in america, Tamara appeared within the revue THE BRAND NEW Yorkers (1927, not really the Cole Porter display) and is at Crazy Quilt (which starred Fanny Brice) and Free of charge FOR THOSE (both 1931), …

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Jack McCauley

b. John Bernard McCauley, 10 January 1900, NY, USA, d. 13 June 1980, Menlo Recreation area, California, USA. As a kid actor McCauley made an appearance within the silent movies Hearts Of Guys (1915) as well as the Valley Of Dread (1916). On Broadway in the first 30s he was …

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