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


The above item has biographical information on:

  Baker, Belle (b. 1895 d. 1957)   cast, vaudeville entertainer
  Ball, Ernest R. (b. 1878 d. 1927)   composer, songwriter
  Bayes, Nora (b. 1880 d. 1928)   actress, cast
  Benny, Jack (b. 1894 d. 1974)   comedian
  Berle, Milton (b. 1908)   cast, comedian
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernhardt, Sarah (b. 1844 d. 1923)   actress
  Brendel, El (b. 1898 d. 1964)   comedian
  Brice, Fanny (b. 1891 d. 1951)   actress, cast
  Burt, Flo (a. 1916)   vaudeville entertainer, singer
  Cahill, Marie (b. 1870 d. 1933)   cast, composer
  Cantor, Eddie (b. 1892 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Carus, Emma (b. 1879 d. 1927)   cast, singer
  Chevalier, Albert Onesime Britannicus Gwathveoyd Louis (b. 1861 d. 1923)   comedian
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Cook, Joe (b. 1890 d. 1959)   additional Dialogue, baritone sax
  Crumit, Frank (b. 1889 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Dale, Charlie (b. 1881 d. 1971)   vaudeville entertainer
  De Leath, Vaughn (b. 1897 d. 1943)   radio crooner, vocals
  Dockstader, Lew (b. 1853 d. 1924)   black-face minstrel, cast
  Dolly, Jenny (b. 1892 d. 1941)   vaudeville entertainer
  Dolly, Rosie (b. 1892 d. 1970)   vaudeville entertainer
  Dressler, Marie (b. 1869 d. 1934)   actress, cast
  Duncan, Rosetta (b. 1900 d. 1959)   cast, composer
  Duncan, Vivian (b. 1902)   cast, composer
  Durante, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1893 d. 1980)   cast, composer
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Elinore, Kate (b. 1876 d. 1924)   cast, singer
  Eltinge, Julian (b. 1883 d. 1941)   cast, costumes
  Etting, Ruth (b. 1896 d. 1978)   cast, torch singer
  Fields, Benny (b. 1894 d. 1959)   cast, clarinet
  Fields, W.C. (b. 1879 d. 1946)   actor, cast
  Foy, Eddie (b. 1854 d. 1928)   cast, dancer
  Franklin, Irene (b. 1876 d. 1941)   cast, entertainer
  Friganza, Trixie (b. 1870 d. 1955)   cast, comedian
  Gallagher, Edward (d. 1929)   musician, composer
  Gilson, Lottie (b. 1871 d. 1912)   singer
  Greenwood, Charlotte [Frances Charlotte] (b. 1893 d. 1978)   actress, cast
  Guinan, Texas (b. -1890 d. 1933)   cast, entertainer
  Haley, Jack [John] (b. 1899 d. 1979)   cast, singer
  Hall, Adelaide (Louise) (b. 1895)   cast, jazz singer
  Halperin, Nan (d. 1963)   cast, singing comedienne
  Held, Anna (b. 1873 d. 1918)   actress, cast
  Hilton, Violet and Daisy (d. 1969)   siamese twins, musician
  Hitchcock, Raymond (b. 1865 d. 1929)   cast, librettist
  Houdini, Harry (b. 1874 d. 1926)   cast, escapologist
  Houston, Billie (a. 1920-1935)   vaudeville entertainer
  Houston, Renee (a. 1920-1935)   vaudeville entertainer
  Howard, Joseph Edgar (b. 1878 d. 1961)   cast, composer
  Irwin, May (b. 1862 d. 1938)   cast, comedienne
  Janis, Elsie (b. 1889 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Jemima, Aunt (b. 1898 d. 1950)   cast, vaudeville entertainer
  Jessel, George (b. 1898 d. 1981)   cast, composer
  Johnson, Chick [Harold] (b. 1891 d. 1962)   actor, producer
  Jolson, Al (b. >1886 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Kellermann, Annette (b. 1888 d. 1975)   cast, director
  La Rue, Grace (b. 1882 d. 1956)   vaudeville entertainer
  Lahr, Bert (b. 1895 d. 1967)   cast, comedian
  Lauder, Harry (Maclennan) (b. 1870 d. 1950)   baritone, cast
  Leonard, Eddie (b. 1875 d. 1941)   cast, composer
  Levey, Ethel (b. 1881 d. 1955)   actress, cast
  Lewis, Ted (b. 1892 d. 1971)   bandleader, cast
  Lightner, Winnie (b. 1901 d. 1971)   cast, entertainer
  Lloyd, Alice (b. 1873 d. 1949 a. 1888)   vaudeville entertainer, singer
  Lloyd, Marie (b. 1870 d. 1922)   clarinet, music hall artist
  Loftus, Cissie [Cecilia] (b. 1876 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Lucas, Nick (b. 1897 d. 1982)   banjo, cast
  Mahoney, Will [William James Fitzpatrick] (d. 1967)   music hall artist, originator od dancing on the xy
  Marbe, Fay (a. 1910-1930)   cast, vaudeville entertainer
  Marx, Chico (b. 1891 d. 1961)   actor, cast
  Marx, Groucho (b. 1890 d. 1977)   actor, cast
  Marx, Harpo (b. 1893 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Meller, Raquel (b. 1888 d. 1962)   interprete, libretista
  Mills, Florence (b. 1895 d. 1927)   cast, entertainer
  Minevitch, Borrah (b. 1904 d. 1955)   cast, harmonica
  Morgan, Helen (b. 1900 d. 1941)   cast, torch singer
  Murray, J. Harold (b. 1891 d. 1940)   baritone, cast
  North, Bobby [Robert] (b. 1884 d. 1976)   actor, cast
  Olsen, Ole [John Siguard] (b. 1892 d. 1963)   actor, producer
  Orsay, Fifi (b. 1904 d. 1983)   cast, vaudeville entertainer
  Patricola, Isabelle (b. 1886 d. 1965 a. 1924)   vaudeville entertainer
  Petrova, Olga (b. 1886 a. 1911-1925)   vaudeville entertainer, singer
  Picon, Molly (b. 1898)   singer, actress
  Polaire (b. 1877 d. 1939)   interprete
  Puck, Eva (d. 1979 died: 1979)   cast, dancer
  Rice, Gitz Ingraham (b. 1891 d. 1947)   cast, composer
  Richman, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1972)   cast, composer
  Ring, Blanche (b. 1877 d. 1961)   actress, cast
  Ritz, Al (a. 1925-1939)   vaudeville entertainer
  Ritz, Harry (a. 1925-1939)   vaudeville entertainer
  Ritz, Jim (a. 1925-1939)   vaudeville entertainer
  Robinson, Bill [Luther] (b. 1878 d. 1949)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Rooney, Pat (b. 1880 d. 1962)   cast, choreographer
  Russell, Lillian (b. 1861 d. 1922)   actress, cast
  Samuels, Rae (d. 1979)   cast, singer
  Sanderson, Julia (b. 1887 d. 1975)   Broadway musical comedy star, cast
  Scheff, Fritzi [Frederike] (b. 1879 d. 1954)   soprano
  Schenck, Joseph T. (d. 1930)   vaudeville entertainer
  Seeley, Blossom (b. 1891 d. 1974)   cast, entertainer
  Shean, Al (b. 1868 d. 1949)   cast, composer
  Shields, Ella (b. 1879 d. 1952)   cast, singer
  Smith, Joe (b. 1884 d. 1981)   vaudeville entertainer
  Smith, Kate [Katheryn Elizabeth] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   cast, harp
  Stanley, Aileen (b. 1897 d. 1982)   cast, singer
  Stone, Fred (b. 1873 d. 1959)   actor, cast
  Suratt, Valeska (b. 1882 d. 1962 a. 1903)   cast, costumes
  Tanguay, Eva (b. 1878 d. 1947)   cast, singer
  Templeton, Fay (b. 1865 d. 1939)   cast, singer
  Thaw, Evelyn Nesbit (b. 1884 d. 1967)   cast, singer
  Tilley, Vesta (b. 1864 d. 1952)   cast, music hall artist
  Tinney, Frank (b. 1878 d. 1940)   cast, comedian
  Tracy, Arthur (b. 1903)   ballad singer, cast
  Tucker, Sophie (b. 1884 d. 1966)   actress, cast
  Vallee, Rudy (b. 1901 d. 1986)   bandleader, cast
  Van, Gus (b. 1887 d. 1968)   cast, comedian
  Vasco (b. 1869 d. 1925)   music hall artist
  Victoria, Vesta (b. 1873 d. 1951)   comedienne, music hall artist
  Waldman, Ted (a. 1911)   mouth-organ
  Ward, Fannie (b. 1872 d. 1952)   actress, singer
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  West, Mae (b. 1892 d. 1980)   actress, author
  White, Frances (b. 1898 d. 1969)   vaudeville entertainer, singer
  Williams, Bert (b. 1874 d. 1922)   cast, comedian

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