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Jolson, Al

also:

 Yoelson, Asa  birth name (Source: 1)

cast, composer, lyricist, producer, singer, vocals, actor


born: 26 May ? 1886 Srednice, Lithuania Source: 2  

born: 26 May 1886 Source: 3  
born: 28 Mar 1888 Source: 4  
born: 26 Mar 1886 St. Petersburg, Russia Source: 5  
born: 26 May 1886 Washington, D.C., USA Source: 6  
born: ------- 1886 Washington, D.C., USA Source: 7  

died: 23 Oct 1950 San Francisco, California / state, USA Source: 2  
died: 24 Oct 1950 Source: 8  

date of Variety obit: 25 Oct 1950  
date of Variety obit: 25 Oct 1950  
date of Variety obit: 01 Nov 1950  

The Music Sack has 44 items with information about Al Jolson:


 2000

Indice de Autores e Intepretes

p. 321-356 In:
Miranda, Francisco Alia
La musica en la radio : radio Ciudad Real EAJ 65 y sus discos de pizarra
Coordinador: Francisco Alia Miranda
Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2000, 378 p.

Number of People : 2,443


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1994

Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 10
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1994, 307 p.

Number of People : 64


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Pitts, Michael R.
Parish, James Robert
Hollywood songsters
By James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts
New York: Garland, 1991

Number of People : 105


 1991 Source: 1

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1989

Rust, Brian
Debus, Allen G.
The complete entertainment discography from 1897 to 1942
Second edition
Brian Rust and Allen G. Debus
New York: Da Capo Press, 1989, 794 p.

Number of People : 488


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


 1986 Source: 3

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Freedland, Michael
Jolie : the Al Jolson story.
Revised edition
London: W H. Allen 1985. VIII, 312 S.
       Mit Taf., Ill. u. Faks.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Performer Index : Vocalists

p. 748-770 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 3,542


 1983

Gregg, Hubert
Thanks for the memories
London: Victor Gollancz, 1983

Number of People : 13


 1981

Applebaum, Stanley
Camner, James
Stars of the American musical theater in historic photographs
361 portraits from the 1860s to 1950.
Edited by Stanley Applebaum and James Camner
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981

Number of People : 408


 1981

Slide, Anthony
The vaudevillians
A dictionary of vaudeville performers
Westport, Connecticut: Arlington House, 1981

Number of People : 123


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979 Source: 4

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1976 Source: 5

Green, Stanley
Encyclopaedia of the musical theatre
New York: Dodd Mead, 1976

Number of People : 580


 1976

List of Members

p. 3-198 In:
AKM. Austro-Mechana. Verzeichnis der Bezugsberechtigen. Liste des ayants-droit.
List of members. Stand vom 31. Dezember 1976.
Wien: 1976, 198 p.

Number of People : 6,301


 1975 Source: 8

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Anderton, Barrie
Sonny boy! the world of Al Jolson.
London: Jupiter Books 1975. 160 S.
       Mit Ill., Faks. u. Diskogr.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Jay, Dave
Jolsonography : the world's greatest reference work on the world's greatest entertainer.
2. ed.
Bournemouth: Barrie & Anderton 1974. 284 S.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Pleasants, Henry
The great American popular singers
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974

Number of People : 22


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1972

Barnes, Ken
Sinatra and the great song stylists
London: Ian Allan, 1972

Number of People : 43


 1972

Freedland, Michael
Al Jolson.
London: Allen 1972. 318 S.

Number of People : 1


 1966

[Index of Authors]

The above item is part of :
Charmes, Desiree de
Breed, Paul F.
Songs in collections : an index
Information Services Incorporated, 1966, 588 p.

Number of People : 1,567


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1943 Source: 6

Miller, Paul Eduard
Miller's yearbook of popular music
Chicago: Pem Publications, 1943, 195 p.

Number of People : 573


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941 Source: 7

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1934

Famous names in minstrelsy

p. 270-284 In:
Marks, Edward B.
Liebling, Abbott J.
They all sang : From Tony Pastor to Rudy Vallee
As told to Abbott J. Liebling by Edward B. Marks
New York: Viking Press, 1934

Number of People : 31


 1933

The picturegoer's who's who and encyclopaedia of the screen today ...
London: 1933

Number of People : 38


 1921

Asa Yoelson of Washington. Telling how the son of Rev. M.R. Yoelson, orthodox cantor of Washington, D. C., has become one of the biggest salaried actors of America, with a popularity second to none
The Jewish Tribune, XXXVII (Oct 28), 1921, p. 2

Number of People : 1


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