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Flanagan & Allen

Bud Flanagan (b. Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 Oct 1896, Whitechapel, London, Britain, d. 20 Oct 1968, Kingston, Surrey, Britain) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 Apr 1896, London, Britain, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, Britain). Among Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos throughout their heyday within the 30s …

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Ella Logan

Scottish-born actress/singer Ella Logan achieved her biggest renown playing an Irishwoman, Sharon McLonergan, and singing “How Are Things in Glocca Morra?” within the Broadway musical Finian’s Rainbow in 1947. Before that, nevertheless, she got spent three years executing on-stage, in radio and saving studios, and on film models. Logan was …

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Freddy Martin

Swing-era bandleader Freddy Martin was created in Cleveland, Ohio, on Dec 6, 1909; a onetime drummer and C-melody saxophonist, his main device was the tenor sax, and he created his first music group while attending senior high school. Based on the Big Rings Data source, after graduation Martin approved a …

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Elisabeth Welch

A favorite singer of extraordinary flexibility and longevity, Elisabeth Welch was a dark American celebrity/singer whose 50-season profession took her through the streets of NY to achievement in London. Delivered in NEW YORK, Welch educated for the stage and produced her debut within the theatrical revue Blackbirds of 1928. She …

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Edward R. White

Songwriter Edward R. Light, who is commonly determined in credits with or minus the preliminary and/or as Ed and Eddie, was among the active beavers humming ballads, dribbling doo wop, and notating novelties from his workplace within the famous Broadway Brill Building in NEW YORK. Displayed by well-connected web publishers …

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Russ Columbo

Vocalist Russ Columbo helped place the typical for Italian popular ballad crooners. In his personal performances, Columbo was cut, debonair, and preferred a spotless white fit of the type George Raft used in films of the time. Regardless of the all-prevailing importance and reputation of Bing Crosby being a vocalist …

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Franklyn Baur

b. 1904, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 24 Feb 1950, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Singing within a apparent tenor, as an adolescent Baur was a soloist at New York’s Recreation area Avenue Baptist Cathedral. He began producing records being a single musician in 1923 getting very popular through the remaining …

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Eddie Cantor

No additional entertainer proved effective in as much areas as Eddie Cantor through the 1920s and ’30s. Nicknamed “Banjo Eye” and “the Apostle of Pep” for his limitless reserves of energy and showmanship (he’d literally jump round the stage while carrying out his favorite figures), he started his profession touring …

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Maureen Forrester

Canada’s most well-known contralto, Maureen Forrester, began her vocal research with Sally Martin in Montreal and later on studied with Frank Rowe and Bernard Diamant. Her initial professional appearance emerged in a recital at Montreal in 1953, and she started a musical cooperation with pianist John Newmark which lasted until …

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Gene Greene

It has frequently been stated and written that scat performing began in 1926 when Louis Armstrong, even though saving “Heebie Jeebies,” dropped the music and covered himself by creating nonsense syllables. Nevertheless, it really is doubtful that it just happened this way and, besides, there are many types of scat …

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