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1. Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905 - February 2, 1961) was an American actress, the first Chinese American movie star, and the first Asian American to become an international star. Her long and varied career spanned both silent and sound film, television, stage, and radio.
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:05:31
The Jazz Age describes the period from 1918-1929, the years between the end of World War I and the start of the Roaring Twenties; ending with the rise of the Great Depression, the traditional values of this age saw great decline while the American stock market soared.
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:32
3. Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker
Background information: Born June 3, 1906, St. Louis, Missouri Died April 12, 1975, Paris, France Genre(s) Cabaret, Music Hall, French pop music Occupation(s) Singer, Dancer Josephine Baker was an American-born French expatriate entertainer and singer. She became a French citizen in 1937. Baker ...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:24:13
4. Tamara De Lempicka
Tamara De Lempicka
Tamara de Lempicka (May 16, 1898 - March 18, 1980), born Maria Gorska in Warsaw, Poland, was a Polish Art Deco painter. Birth name: Maria Gorska Born: May 16, 1898, Warsaw, Poland Died: March 18, 1980, Cuernavaca, Mexico Nationality: Polish Training: Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:31:57
5. Zelda Fitzgerald
Zelda Fitzgerald
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (July 24, 1900-March 10, 1948), born Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama, was a novelist and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s-dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper". After the success of his first novel This Side of Paradise, ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:52:36
6. Lee Morse
Lee Morse
"She was 5 feet tall. She was less than 100 lbs "soaking wet". She spent her childhood in Oregon and Idaho yet was proud of her family's Southern roots. She could hunt and fish and, if you deserved it, she could punch your lights out! She was Lee Morse, one of the most popular female recording ar...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:34:28
7. Jane Green
Jane Green
Jane Green (2 January 1897 - 28 August 1931) was a United States singer popular in the 1920s. Green was born in Kentucky as Martha Jane Greene. She appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies and recorded over 30 phonograph records, and appeared in some early sound films. To purchase a copy of the LP Jane ...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:05:52
8. Vintage Sheet Music
Vintage Sheet Music
People have always loved music. It is said that almost anywhere one goes in the world, there will be somebody playing some kind of rhythm and tune, even if it is just hitting two sticks together! In the early 1900s, pianos were very popular because if people wanted to be entertained, they had to ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:32:22
9. Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich (December 27 1901-May 6 1992) was a German-born American actress, singer and entertainer. She is considered to be the first German actress to flourish in Hollywood. Dietrich managed to remain popular by continually re-inventing herself throughout her long career. During the 1920s...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:30:50
10. Edie Sedgwick
Edie Sedgwick
Born: Edith Minturn Sedgwick April 20, 1943, Santa Barbara, California, U.S. Died: November 16, 1971 (aged 28) Santa Barbara, California, U.S. Occupation: Artist, socialite, model, actress Years active: 1965-1971 Spouse: Michael Post (1971-1971)
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:31:59
11. Gladys Bentley
Gladys Bentley
Background information Born: August 12, 1907 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died: 18 January 1960 Genre: Blues Occupation: Singer Voice type: Contralto Years active: 1920s & 1930s Gladys Bentley (12 August 1907-18 January 1960) was an American blues singer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:04:30
12. Andre Breton
Andre Breton
Andre Breton (February 19, 1896 - September 28, 1966) was a French writer, poet, and surrealist theorist, and is best known as the main founder of surrealism. His writings include the Surrealist Manifesto of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as pure psychic automatism.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:38
13. Libby Holman
Libby Holman
Libby Holman was an American torch singer and stage actress who was, in her time, considered both a scandalous tarnished lady and a tragedy-prone millionairess. Name: Elizabeth Lloyd Holzman Born: May 23, 1904 Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States Died: June 18, 1971 (aged 67) Stamford, Connect...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:30:25
14. Joan_Crawford
Born Lucille Fay LeSueur March 23, 1905 San Antonio, Texas, U.S. Died May 10, 1977 (aged 72) New York City, New York, U.S. Years active 1925 - 1972 Spouse(s) Douglas Fairbanks, Jr (1929-1933) Franchot Tone (1935-1939) Phillip Terry (1942-1946) Alfred Steele (1955-1959)
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:32
15. The Flappers!
The Flappers!
flap*per n. 1. A broad flexible part, such as a flipper. 2. A young woman, especially one in the 1920s with disdain for conventional dress and behavior. [Sense 2, British Slang, very young female prostitute, flapper, possibly from flapper, fledgling partridge or duck (from flap) or from dialectal...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:32
16. Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson
Real name Arthur John Johnson Nickname(s) Galveston Giant Rated at Heavyweight Height 6 ft 1.5 in (187 cm) Reach 74 in (190 cm) Nationality American Birth date March 31, 1878 Birth place Galveston, Texas Death date: June 10, 1946 (aged 68) Death place: Raleigh, North Carolina Stance: Orthodox Box...
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:41:24
17. Ivy Nicholson
Ivy Nicholson
ACTOR. MODEL. SINGER. WARHOL SUPERSTAR. **I am currently looking for more information on Ivy Nicholson for this page. If you have any additional biographical information, photos, videos, sound files, stories etc., PLEASE CONTACT ME. IVY WAS -- AND IS... A SUPERSTAR.
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:33:28
18. Claude Cahun
Claude Cahun
(October 25th, 1894 - December 8th, 1954) Claude Cahun was a French artist, photographer and writer. Her work was both political and personal, and often played with the concepts of gender and sexuality.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:16:37
SUPERBATONE CDs shine the coherent light on a wide variety of historic music and entertainment ranging in time from the very dawn of recording to the end of the 78 era (1888 - 1960). SUPERBATONE'S MISSION is to startle listeners with unknown, great material that has not been noticed until now, or...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:52
20. Little Joe
Little Joe
Birth name: Joseph Angelo (Joe) D'allesandro Born: December 31, 1948, Pensacola, Florida Joseph Angelo D'allesandro III Joe Dallesandro is an American actor. Although he never became a mainstream star, Dallesandro is generally considered to be the most famous male sex symbol of American undergro...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:16:35
21. Theda Bara
Theda Bara
THEDA BARA Born: Theodosia Burr Goodman July 29, 1885 Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Died: April 13, 1955 (aged 69) Los Angeles, California, U.S. Other name(s): The Vamp Years active: 1908-1926 Spouse(s): Charles Brabin (1921-1955)
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:23:31
22. Ethel Waters
Ethel Waters
Born October 31, 1896(1896-10-31) Chester, Pennsylvania, USADied September 1, 1977 (aged 80) Chatsworth, California, USAGenre(s): JazzOccupation(s): Actress, singerInstrument(s): VocalsYears active: 1925-1977 Associated acts: Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Josephine Baker Ethel Waters (October 31,...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:14:23
23. Al Bowlly
Al Bowlly
Albert Allick 'Al' Bowlly (January 7, 1897/1899(?)April 17, 1941) was a popular singer in the United Kingdom during the 1930s, making more than 1,000 recordings between 1927 and 1941. Bowlly was born in Mozambique to Greek and Lebanese parents who met en route to Australia and moved to South Afri...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:08:29
24. Cabaret Voltaire
Cabaret Voltaire
Cabaret Voltaire was the name of a nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland. It was founded by Hugo Ball, with his companion Emmy Hennings on February 5, 1916 as a cabaret for artistic and political purposes. Other founding members were Marcel Janco, Richard Huelsenbeck, Tristan Tzara and Jean Arp. Even...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:23:31
25. Robert Desnos
Robert Desnos
Robert Desnos (July 4, 1900 - June 8, 1945) Robert Desnos was a son of a café owner. He was born in Paris on July 4, 1900. Desnos attended commercial college, and started work as a clerk. After that he worked as a literary columnist for the newspaper Paris-Soir.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:24:37
26. Lee Morse
Lee Morse
Birth name: Lena Corinne Taylor Born: November 30, 1897 (1897-11-30) Origin: Cove, Oregon Died: December 16, 1954 (aged 57) Genre(s): Jazz, Blues Occupation(s): Singer, Actress Instrument(s): vocals, guitar Years active: 1923-1953 Label(s): Pathe, Perfect, Columbia She was 5 feet tall. She was l...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:27
27. Musidora
Musidora (February 23, 1889 - December 11, 1957) was the professional stage-name of a popular French silent film actress of the early 20th century. She is most remembered for her vamp persona in the roles of Irma Vep and Diana Monti in the early motion picture crime serials Les Vampires (1915) an...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:12:17
28. Sophie Tucker
Sophie Tucker
Birth name Sonia Kalish Born January 13, 1884 Origin Czarist Russia Died February 9, 1966 Genre(s) Jazz vaudeville Occupation(s) Singer/Comedian Sophie Tucker (January 13, 1884February 9, 1966) was a singer and comedian, one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first third of t...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:34:28
Vaudeville was a genre of variety entertainment prevalent on the stage in the United States and Canada, from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. It developed from many sources, including the concert saloon, minstrelsy, freak shows, dime museums, and literary burlesque. Vaudeville became one o...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:00
30. Seger Ellis
Seger Ellis
Background information Seger Ellis Born: July 4th, 1904 Houston, Texas Died: 1995, Houston, Texas Genre(s): Jazz Instrument(s): Voice, Piano Seger Ellis was a jazz pianist and vocalist. He also made a few brief film appearances, most notably in collaboration with director Ida Lupino. In the late ...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:25:10
31. Anita Berber
Anita Berber
Anita Berber (June 10, 1899 - November 10, 1928) was a German dancer, actress, writer, and prostitute who was the subject of an Otto Dix painting. She lived during the Weimar period. Born to divorced bohemian parents (a cabart artist and a violinist), she was raised mainly by her grandmother in ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:41
32. Lucienne Boyer
Lucienne Boyer
Lucienne Boyer (18 August 1903 - 6 December 1983) was a French diseuse (a woman who is a skilled and usually professional reciter) and singer, best known for her song "Parlez-moi d'amour". Her impresario was Bruno Coquatrix.
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:46:02
33. Nancy Cunard
Nancy Cunard
NANCY CUNARD (March 10, 1896 - March 17, 1965) Nancy Clare Cunard was an English writer, editor and publisher, political activist, anarchist and poet. She was born into the British upper class but strongly rejected her family's values, devoting much of her life to fighting racism and fascism. She...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:18
34. Marilyn Miller
Marilyn Miller
Marilyn Miller (September 1, 1898 - April 7, 1936) was one of the most popular Broadway musical stars of the 1920s and early 1930s. She was an accomplished tap dancer, singer and actress, but it was the combination of these talents that endeared her to audiences. On stage she usually played rags...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:04:28
35. Tiny Tim
Tiny Tim
Birth Name: Herbert Butros Khaury Born: 12 April 1932, New York, NY Date of Death: 30 November 1996, Minneapolis, MN Herbert Khaury (April 12, 1932 - November 30, 1996), better known by the stage name Tiny Tim, was an American singer, ukulele player, and musical archivist. He was most famous f...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:54
36. Whispering Jack Smith
Whispering Jack Smith
Whispering Jack Smith (May 31, 1898 - May 3rd, 1950) *(Draft Card gives his Date of Birth as MAY 30, 1896) Jack Smith was known as "Whispering" Jack Smith and "The Whispering Baritone" and was a popular baritone singer in the 1920s and 1930s. He was a popular radio and recording artist who occas...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:46
37. Olive Thomas
Olive Thomas
OLIVE THOMAS B. October 20, 1894 D. September 10, 1920 was an American silent film actress and socialite. She was a Ziegfeld girl and an original flapper. She is best remembered for her marriage to Jack Pickford and her untimely death.
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:32:22
38. Bing Crosby
Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Born on May 3, 1903, was an American popular singer and actor whose career lasted until his death on October 14, 1977. Background information Birth name: Harry Lillis Crosby Born: May 3, 1903(1903-05-03) Tacoma, WA, USA Died: October 14, 1977 (aged 74) Madrid, Spain Ge...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:41
39. Helen Kane
Helen Kane
Helen Kane (August 4, 1904, - September 26, 1966) was an American popular singer, best known for her "boop-boop-a-doop" trademark and her signature song, "I Wanna Be Loved By You". Fleischer Studios animator Grim Natwick used Kane-along with Clara Bow-as the model for his studio's most famous cr...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:33:21
40. Wladyslaw Theodor Benda
Wladyslaw Theodor Benda
Name: Wladyslaw Teodor Benda Born: January 15, 1873 in Poznan (Posen), German Empire Died: November 30, 1948 in Newark, New Jersey) Wladyslaw Benda was a Polish-American painter, illustrator, and designer. *The bulk of this text is reprinted from: Lawrence D. Wood & Fantasy Guilde Studios und...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:33:28
41. Ruth Etting
Ruth Etting
Ruth Etting (November 23, 1896 September 24, 1978) was an American singing star of the 1930s, who had over sixty hit recordings. Her signature tunes were "Shine On Harvest Moon", "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Love Me or Leave Me", and her other popular recordings included "Button Up Your Overcoat", "...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:31
42. Smith Ballew
Smith Ballew
Date of Birth: 21 January 1902, Palestine, Texas Date of Death: 2 May 1984, Longview, Texas One of the finest singers of the Crooner era, Smith Ballew was nicknamed theTexas Troubadour. Born in Palestine, Texas, Ballew made his way to New York City and worked with many of the great bandleaders an...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:34:32
ARCHIVIST. EDITOR. I have created lenses that fall into 5 Groups: (see below) I hope you will poke around and let me know what you think... besos, ~confetta My Blog Twitter Confetta on MySpace Tribe Flickr YouTube
Squidoo Community - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:42
44. Bricktop
Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop (Aug 14, 1894 - Feb 1, 1984) was an African-American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop in Paris from 1924 to 1961, as well as clubs in Mexico City and Rome.
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:36
45. Cliff Edwards aka "Ukulele Ike"
Cliff Edwards aka
Birth name Clifton A. Edwards Also known as "Ukelele Ike" Born 14 June 1895 Origin Hannibal, Missouri Died 17 July 1971 Genre(s) Jazz Vaudeville Singer Instrument(s) Vocals Ukulele
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:31:37
46. Taylor Mead
Taylor Mead
Taylor Mead (born December 31, 1924 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan) is a writer and performer who starred as Tarzan in Andy Warhol's Tarzan, and in Ron Rice's beat classic The Flower Thief, in which he "traipses with an elfin glee through a lost San Francisco of smoke-stuffed North Beach cafes..."
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:25
47. Kiki de Montparnasse
Kiki de Montparnasse
Alice Ernestine Prin (October 2, 1901 - April 29, 1953), was a French artists' model, nightclub singer, actress and painter. Her chosen name was simply Kiki, but she was also referred to as Reine de la Montparnasse ("the Queen of Montparnasse") and Kiki de Montparnasse ("Kiki of Montparnasse"). ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:31:57
48. The Ziegfeld Follies
The Ziegfeld Follies
The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air. Inspired by the Folies Bergres of Paris, the Ziegfeld Follies were conceived and mounted b...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:46:04
49. andy warhol
andy warhol
Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 - February 22, 1987), better known as Andy Warhol, was an artist who became a central figure in the movement known as Pop art. They say that time changes things, but actually you have to change them yourself. ~Andy Warhol
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:54
50. Charles Gesmar
Charles Gesmar
Charles Gesmar French Poster Artist and Costume Designer Born: May 21, 1900 Died: February 27, 1928 Charles Geismar, simply known as Gesmar, was one of the greatest designers of costumes and posters during the golden age of the Paris music hall and was primarily renowned for his work for the gre...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:32:32
51. Crooners and Songbirds
Crooners and Songbirds
The Jazz Age! Tin Pan Alley!! The Great White Way!!!   croon    ( P )  Pronunciation Key  (krn) v. crooned, croon·ing, croons v. intr. 1.    To hum or sing softly. 2.    To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner. 3.    Scots. To roar or bellow. v. tr. To sing softly or in a humming way...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:34
52. The Paper Moon
The Paper Moon
I never feel a thing is real When I'm away from you Out of your embrace The world's a temporary parking place A bubble for a minute You smile, the bubble has a rainbow in it Say, it's only a paper moon Sailing over a cardboard sea But it wouldn't be make-believe If you believed in me Yes, it's ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:23:31
53. Leigh Bowery
Leigh Bowery
Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 - 31 December 1994) was an Australian-born, London-based performance artist, club promoter, actor, aspiring pop star, model and fashion designer. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the 1980s and 1990s London and New York art and fashion circle...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:23:31
54. Red Hot Jazz
Red Hot Jazz
JAZZ -noun 1. music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a ...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:20
55. Anita Page
Anita Page
Born: Anita Evelyn Pomares August 4, 1910, Flushing, Queens, New York, U.S. Died: September 6, 2008 (aged 98) Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Occupation: Actress Years active: 1925-1936; 1963; 1996; 2000-2008 Spouse(s): Nacio Herb Brown (m. 1934-1935) Herschel A. House (m. 1937-1991)
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:32:32
56. Candy Darling
Candy Darling
Candy Darling born James Lawrence Slattery on November 24, 1944-March 21, 1974) was an American Warhol superstar. A pre-operative transsexual, she starredin Andy Warhol's films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Underground.
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:37
57. Countess di Castiglione
Countess di Castiglione
Virginia Oldoini, Countess de Castiglione (1837-1899), better known as La Castiglione, was an Italian courtesan who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography as a model and collaborator of photographer...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:33:13
58. Leonora Carrington
Leonora Carrington
Name: Leonora Carrington Born: 6 April 1917, Lancaster Lancashire, England Died: 25 May 2011 (aged 94) Mexico City, Mexico Occupation: Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington (April 6, 1917 - May 25, 2011) was a British-born Mexican artist, a surrealist painter and a novelist. She lived most of...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:47
59. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle Born: March 24, 1887-03-24 Smith Center, Kansas, U.S. Died: June 29, 1933 (age 46) New York, New York, U.S. Other name(s): Fatty Arbuckle Years active: 1909-1933 Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle, also known as Fatty Arbuckle (March 24, 1887 - June 29, 1933), was an American sile...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:25
60. d.a. levy
d.a. levy
d.a. levy (October 29, 1942 - November 24, 1968), born Darryl Allan Levy, was an American artist, poet and alternative publisher active during the 1960s, based in Cleveland, Ohio. levy described himself as the Lake Erie "toilet lama". Biography levy was born to Joseph J. and Carolyn Levy on Cle...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:10:18
61. Bix Beiderbecke
Bix Beiderbecke
Birth name: Leon Bismark Beiderbecke Born: March 10. 1903 Origin: Davenport, Iowa, U.S. Died: August 6, 1931 (aged 28) Genre(s): Jazz / Dixieland Occupation(s): Musician / composer Instrument(s): Cornet, Piano Years active: 1924-1931 Bix Beiderbecke was a legendary American jazz cornetist, and co...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:31:29
62. The Talking Machine
The Talking Machine
victrola (plural victrolas) In common usage, any upright or console model phonograph from the early 1900s, usually with a wooden cabinet body and an interior horn for the projection of sound, that plays 78 rpm records using a steel needle.
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:32
63. Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan; April 7, 1915 - July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed Lady Day by her loyal friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumental...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:41
64. Mound City Blue Blowers
Mound City Blue Blowers
The Mound City Blowers were an unlikely success. Originally comprised of Red McKenzie on comb and tissue paper (which sounded like a kazoo), Dick Slevin on an actual kazoo, and Jack Bland on banjo, the unique band's initial recording in 1924 ("Arkansas Blues" and "Blue Blues") became a big hit. T...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:30:25
65. Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys
Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys
With her sleek bob haircut (usually with a flower or two placed just so), vintage dresses, strikingly beautiful looks, and artfully customized ukulele, Janet Klein might seem at first to be a simple novelty act, a Generation X hipster ironically recreating the subtly naughty look of a fin-de-siec...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:41
66. Florence Mills
Florence Mills
Florence Mills, born Florence Winfrey (January 25, 1896 - November 1, 1927), known as the "Queen of Happiness," was an American cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian known for her effervescent stage presence, delicate voice, and winsome, wide-eyed beauty. A daughter of former slaves Nellie (Simon)...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:41
67. Russ Columbo
Russ Columbo
Ruggero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo (January 14, 1908September 2, 1934), better known by the name Russ Columbo, was an American singer, violinist and actor, most famous for his signature tune, "You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love," and the legend surrounding his early death.
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:23:37
68. Louise Brooks
Louise Brooks
Mary Louise Brooks, generally known by her stage name Louise Brooks, was an American dancer, model, showgirl, and silent film actress, famous for her fashionable bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known for her three feature roles including two G. W. Pabst films: in Pandora's Box (1929), Diary of a L...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:33:28
69. Alla Nazimova
Alla Nazimova
Alla Nazimova (Russian), born Mariam Edez Adelaida Leventon (May 22, 1879 - July 13, 1945) was a Russian/American theater and film actress, scriptwriter, and producer. She is often known as just Nazimova, and was also known as Alia Nasimoff.
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:34:32
70. nico icon
nico icon
Christa Paffgen (16 October 1938 - 18 July 1988) was a German musician, fashion model, actress, and Warhol Superstar who is best known by her stage name Nico. She is renowned for both her tenure in The Velvet Underground and for her work as a solo artist.
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:34:32
Prohibition of alcohol, often referred to simply as prohibition, is the practice of prohibiting the manufacture, transportation, import, export, sale, and consumption of alcohol and alcoholic beverages. The term can also apply to the periods in the histories of the countries during which the pro...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:41
72. John Held Jr.
John Held Jr.
John Held Jr. Born: January 10, 1889 Died: March 2, 1958 John Held Jr. was a United States illustrator, one of the most famous magazine illustrators of the 1920s. His cheerful art defined the flapper era so well that many people are familiar with it today.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:32:34
73. Andrea "Whips" Feldman
Born April 1, 1948 Died August 8, 1972 (aged 24) New York City, New York, United States Other name(s) Andrea "Whips" Feldman Andrea Feldman was an actor and Warhol superstar. A native New Yorker, she starred in several of Warhol's underground movies before committing suicide in 1972. In August of...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:31:59
74. Outsider_Art
The term Outsider Art was coined by art critic Roger Cardinal in 1972 as an English synonym for Art Brut (which literally translates as "Raw Art" or "Rough Art"), a label created by French artist Jean Dubuffet to describe art created outside the boundaries of official culture; Dubuffet focused pa...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:22:02
75. Julian Eltinge
"Julian Eltinge (May 14, 1881 - March 7, 1941), born William Julian Dalton, was an American stage and screen actor and female impersonator. After appearing in the Boston Cadets Revue at the age of ten in feminine garb, Eltinge garnered notice from other producers and made his first appearance on ...
Entertainment - Sun, 19 Aug 2012 05:59:21
76. Lou Andreas-Salome
Lou Andreas-Salome
Born February 12, 1861, St. Petersburg, Russia Died February 5, 1937 (aged 75), Gottingen, Germany Lou Andreas-Salome was a Russian-born psychoanalyst and author. Her diverse intellectual interests led to friendships with a broad array of distinguished western luminaries, including Nietzsche, Wa...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:45
77. Louis Armstrong
  Birth Name  Louis Daniel ArmstrongAlso known as Satchmo, PopsBorn August 4, 1901 New Orleans, Louisiana, USADied July 6, 1971 (aged 69)Corona, Queens, New York City, NY, USAGenre(s) Jazz Dixieland Swing music Traditional popOccupation(s) Trumpeter, Vocalist Years active 19191971Associated acts ...
Music - Sat, 04 Aug 2012 04:20:24
78. Ivor Novello
Ivor Novello
1893 Ivor Novello composer/playwriter b. Cardiff, U.K. d. Mar., 6, 1951, London, U.K., Son of the choral conductor, Clara Novello Davies. Wrote the World War 1 song, "Keep the Home Fires Burning", which earned him a considerable sum. Made a reputation in many fields as actor-manager, composer, pl...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:24:47
79. Nat Gonella
Nat Gonella
Born: March 7, 1908 in London, England Died: August 6, 1998 Genres: Hot Jazz, British Dance Band, Dixieland Instruments: Trumpeter, Bandleader, Singer, also played Mellophone Associated acts: Lew Stone, Roy Fox, Nat Gonella and His Georgians, Humphrey Lyttleton, Digby Fairweather Trumpeter N...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:34:24
80. Vernon and Irene Castle
Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers of the early 20th century. They are credited with invigorating the popularity of modern dancing. Vernon Castle (May 2, 1887 - February 15, 1918) was born William Vernon Blyth in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Irene Castle (Apri...
Entertainment - Wed, 02 May 2012 16:35:24
Halloween, or Hallowe'en, is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, ghost tours, bonfires, costume parties, visiting "haunted houses", carving Jack-o'-lanterns, reading scary stories and watching horror movies. Irish immigrants carried ve...
holidays-and-celebrations - Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:51:30
82. Fantomas
Fantmas is one of the most popular fictional arch-villains and master criminals in the history of French crime fiction. He is the creation of Marcel Allain (1885-1970) and Pierre Souvestre (1874-1914), a team of French writers. Fantmas was created in 1911 and appeared in a total of 32 volumes wr...
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:08:49
83. Alfred Erik Leslie Satie
Alfred Eric Leslie Satie (Honfleur, 17 May 1866 - Paris, 1 July 1925) was a French composer and pianist. Starting with his first composition in 1884, he signed his name as Erik Satie. Satie was introduced as a "gymnopedist" in 1887, shortly before writing his most famous compositions, the Gymnop...
Music - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:04:59
84. eric emerson
Eric Emerson (1945 - May 28, 1975) was an American musician, dancer, and actor. Emerson is best known for his roles in films by pop artist Andy Warhol, and as a member of the glitter rock group, The Magic Tramps.
Entertainment - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:57:12
85. Unica Zurn
Unica Zurn (6 July 1916 in Berlin-Grunewald - 1970 in Paris) was a German author and painter. She is remembered for her works of anagram poetry and exhibitions of automatic drawing. Zurn began writing after World War II, writing short stories and radio plays. In 1953 she met surrealist painter ...
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:36:35
86. Gene Austin
GENE AUSTIN June 24, 1900-January 24, 1972 was an American singer and songwriter who is considered to have been the first "crooner". Background information Birth name: Gene Austin Born: June 24, 1900 Origin: Gainesville, Texas Died: January 24, 1972 (aged 71) Genre(s): Jazz Vaudeville Occupatio...
Music - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:33:21
87. Elsa von Freytag
Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (sometimes also called Else von Freytag-von Loringhoven) (July 12, 1874 - December 15, 1927) was a German-born avant-garde, Dadaist artist and poet who spent most of her life in Greenwich Village, New York City, United States.
arts-and-design - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:28:16
88. Henry_Darger
Henry Joseph Darger, Jr. (April 12(?), 1892-April 13, 1973) was a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a janitor in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is ...
arts-and-design - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:15:09
89. Clara Bow
Born: Clara Gordon Bow July 29, 1905 Brooklyn, New York Died: September 27, 1965 (aged 60) West Los Angeles, California Spouse: Rex Bell Clara Gordon Bow (July 29, 1907 (possibly 1905)- September 27, 1965) was an American actress and sex symbol who rose to fame in the silent film era of the 19...
Entertainment - Tue, 24 Jan 2012 07:55:38
90. Dorothy_Parker
Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893-June 7, 1967) was an American writer and poet, best known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and sharp eye for 20th century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker ...
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 29 Dec 2011 02:10:45
91. Isadora Duncan
Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927; birth at first thought to have been May 27, 1878) was an American dancer. She was born Angela Isadora Duncan in San Francisco, California. Isadora Duncan is considered by many to be the mother of Modern Dance. Although popular in the United Stat...
Entertainment - Thu, 29 Dec 2011 01:31:41
92. Oscar Levant
OSCAR LEVANT (Dec. 27, 1906 - Aug. 14, 1972) American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor. He was famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television. Life Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania into a musical and Orthodox Jewish Russian family, Levant ...
Entertainment - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 23:15:03
93. Sven Brasch
SVEN BRASCH danish poster designer - 1886-1970 BORN: 1886, Sealand, Denmark DIED: 1970, Glostrup (near Copenhagen), Denmark *This lens is dedicated to Tine Gybel - who introduced me to the work of Sven Brasch.
arts-and-design - Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:59:11
94. Cab Calloway
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (25 December 1907 - 18 November 1994) was a famous American jazz singer and bandleader. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular African American big bands from the start of the 1930s through the late 1940s. Callowa...
Music - Fri, 11 Nov 2011 23:45:07
95. Al St. John
Al St. John (September 10, 1893 - January 21, 1963) in his persona of Fuzzy Q. Jones basically defined the role and concept of "comical sidekick" to cowboy heroes from 1930 to 1951. St. John also created a character, "Stoney," in the first of a continuing Western film series, The Three Mesquiteer...
Entertainment - Fri, 02 Sep 2011 05:31:55
96. The Boswell Sisters
The Boswell Sisterswere a close harmonysinging group that attainednational prominence in theUSA in the 1930s. Sisters Martha Boswell (June 9, 1905 - July 2, 1958), Connee Boswell (December 3, 1907 - October 11, 1976), and Helvetia "Vet" Boswell (May 20, 1911 - November 12, 1988) were raised by a ...
Music - Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:52:42
97. babelogue
Born: December 30, 1946, Chicago, Illinois Origin: New York City, New York, U.S. Genre(s): Rock, proto-punk Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, poet, artist Instrument(s): Vocals, guitar, clarinet Years active: 1974-present Visions of Patti Rolling Stone, 27 July 1978. Cover photo by Annie Leibovitz.
Music - Wed, 20 Jul 2011 00:28:17
98. Jackie Curtis
Born: February 19, 1947 Died: May 15, 1985 John Holder Jr., better known as Jackie Curtis, was a famous transgendered film star, poet and playwright. Life Curtis was born in New York City to John Holder, Sr. and Italian-American Jenevive Uglialoro, and later died there of a drug overdose. He s...
Entertainment - Tue, 19 Jul 2011 23:29:47
99. Tiger Morse
Tiger Morse was one of the Andy Warhol girls, who stamped her style in the '60s fashion stakes with vibrant paisley numbers and a laid-back retail attitude in her 'Teeny Weeny' boutique in New York City. Her favored watering hole was Max's Kansas City, along with the entourage of The Factory and ...
Entertainment - Tue, 19 Jul 2011 22:00:03
WHAT *IS* SURREALISM? sur·re·al·ism [suh- ree-uh-liz-uhm]noun (sometimes initial capital letter) 1927, from Fr. surréalisme (from sur- "beyond" réalisme "realism"), coined c.1917 by Guillaume Apollinaire, taken over by Andre Breton as the name of the movement he launched in 1924 with "Manifeste d...
arts-and-design - Thu, 18 Aug 2011 18:47:47
Peter Paul Jacques is an artist living in San Francisco, California. Peter has been creating art in one form or another his whole life. He holds a bachelors degree in visual communication from San Francisco State University. Currently, his medium is collage. Influences include Kurt Schwitters, A...
arts-and-design - Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:34:15
Fido Barks is also one of my favorite artists. Fido Barks sucks at promoting himself. This lens is about and for Fido Barks.
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:55:48
103. LITERATURE & POETRY Headquarters
PAYING HOMAGE TO THE GREAT POETS. Do You Have A Lens About A Favorite Poet?? Add Your Lens To The Group!! If not, why not make one NOW !!! *NOTE: Please do not post your personal poems here. Please do not add lenses to this group which are primarily about your own poetry. This group is not inte...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:51:05
104. The Frisky Frolics
       About The Frisky Frolics This wily, five-piece, ukulele-driven troupe specializes in long-forgotten musical gems of the 1920-30s. Self-described Tin Pan Alley Troubadours, they have lovingly mined through their 78 rpm record collections and come up with a lively and varied set of songs, co...
Music - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:41:31
105. Anna Akhmatova
Anna Akhmatova (Russian and Ukrainian: June 23 [O.S. June 11] 1889 - March 5, 1966) was the pen name of the modernist poet Anna Andreyevna Gorenko, one of the most acclaimed female writers in the Russian canon. Akhmatova's work ranges from short lyric poems to intricately structured cycles, such...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:36:35
106. The Jumping Flea
The ukulele (Hawaiian: ukulele, IPA pronunciation: ukulele, sometimes spelled ukelele (particularly in the UK) or uke, is a chordophone classified as a plucked lute; it is a subset of the guitar family of instruments, generally with four strings or four courses of strings. The ukulele is commonl...
Music - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:26:32
107. Dorothea Tanning
Dorothea Tanning (born August 25, 1910) is an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She has also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre.
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:07:23
108. Viva
V I V A Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann was born on August 23, 1938 in Syracuse, New York. She is an actress, artist, writer, and a former Warhol superstar.
Entertainment - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:01:37
109. DADA101
WHAT *IS* DaDa?da·da [dah-dah]noun (sometimes initial capital letter) the style and techniques of a group of artists, writers, etc., of the early 20th century who exploited accidental and incongruous effects in their work and who programmatically challenged established canons of art, thought, mor...
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:49:13
110. Florenz Ziegfeld
Florenz "Flo" Ziegfeld, Jr. (March 21, 1867 - July 22, 1932) was an American Broadway impresario. He is best known for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (1907-1931), inspired by the Folies Bergres of Paris. He was known as the "glorifier of the American girl".
Entertainment - Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:36:34
111. Carlo Mollino
Carlo Mollino (1905-1973) was an architect, designer, photographer and writer, not to mention a race-car driver and a pilot. His buildings include the Royal Theatre in Turin, and his furniture, like his photography, is ever more valuable. In 2005, a Mollino table sold for $3.8 million, setting a...
arts-and-design - Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:07:45
112. Ina Ray Hutton
INA RAY HUTTON Born: March 13, 1916, Chicago, IL Died: February 19, 1984, Ventura, CA Real Name: Odessa Cowan Profession: Bandleader - Ina Ray Hutton "And Her Melodears" Marriages / Children: Lou Parris (1944-?) Randy Brooks (1949-57) Jack Curtis (?-1981)
Music - Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:07:56
113. Fanny Brice
Born: Fania Borach October 29, 1891 New York City, New York, U.S. Died: May 29, 1951 (aged 59) Hollywood, California, U.S. Spouse(s): Frank White (m. 1910-1913) Julius "Nicky" Arnstein (m. 1919-1927) Billy Rose (m. 1929-1938) Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 - May 29, 1951) was a popular and influe...
Entertainment - Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:48:15
114. Blanche Calloway
Blanche Calloway (February 9, 1902 - December 16, 1978) was an African American jazz singer, bandleader, and composer from Baltimore, Maryland. She was the older sister of Cab Calloway, and was a successful singer before her brother. With a music career that spanned over fifty years, Calloway was...
Music - Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:17:53
115. Reda Caire
Reda Caire was an outstanding figure of French song. He was born in Egypt though his mother was French and moved to France aspiring to become a singer in the late 1920's. His ascent was to take a few years, but his glory survived until World War II and he acted as a bridge with a new generation o...
Music - Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:04:21
116. The Big Broadcast
A musical spotlight on the classic sounds of the 1920s and '30s, Sunday nights from 8pm-Midnight. Sunday is a big night at WFUV. That's when Rich Conaty spins classic jazz and pop tunes of the 1920s and '30s in his long-running program, The Big Broadcast. "The Big Broadcast was a pretty unusual...
Music - Sun, 11 Mar 2012 00:35:46
117. Leonor Fini
Leonor Fini (August 30, 1907 - January 18, 1996) was an Argentine surrealist painter. Born in Buenos Aires, Leonor Fini moved to Trieste as a girl when her parents separated. After holding her first solo exhibition in Milan in 1929, she relocated to Paris in 1931. There she quickly insinuated he...
arts-and-design - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:47:15
118. Marion-Harris
Background information: Birth name: Mary Ellen Harrison Born: April 4, 1896, Indiana, United States Died: April 23, 1944 (aged 48), New York City Genres: Jazz, blues, pop Occupations: Singer Years active: 1914-1930s Labels: Victor, Columbia, Brunswick
Music - Thu, 29 Dec 2011 07:02:48
119. Crooners & Songbirds
Music! The Jazz Age! Tin Pan Alley! The Great White Way! croon ( P ) Pronunciation Key (krn) v. crooned, croon-ing, croons v. intr. 1. To hum or sing softly.2. To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.3. Scots. To roar or bellow. v. tr. To sing softly or in a humming way: crooning a lu...
Music - Thu, 29 Dec 2011 04:25:05
Reda Caire was an outstanding figure of French song. He was born in Egypt though his mother was French and moved to France aspiring to become a singer in the late 1920's. His ascent was to take a few years, but his glory survived until World War II and he acted as a bridge with a new generation...
Music - Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:31:29
121. Red Hot Jazz Headquarters
Red Hot Jazz The music called Jazz was born sometime around 1895 in New Orleans. It combined elements of Ragtime, marching band music and Blues. What differentiated Jazz from these earlier styles was the widespread use of improvisation, often by more than one player at a time. Jazz represented a...
Music - Mon, 07 Nov 2011 03:43:25
122. Dorothy Sucher
Dorothy Sucher (May 18, 1933 - August 22, 2010) was an American author and psychotherapist who worked as a reporter at the Greenbelt News Review, where an article that she wrote that quoted critics of a developers calling his plans "blackmail" initially resulted in a $17,500 judgement against the...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 14 Jun 2011 05:42:38
123. Dolly Sisters
The Dolly Sisters, twins Roszika (Rosie) and Janszieka (Jenny) Deutsch were Vaudeville performers.
Entertainment - Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:31:41
124. Suzy Solidor
Suzy Solidor (1900-1983) was a French singer and actress, appearing in films such as La Garconne.
Music - Sat, 04 Jan 2014 19:39:35
125. Annette Hanshaw
Birth name Annette Hanshaw Born October 18, 1901 Origin USA Died March 13, 1985 Genre(s)Jazz Occupation(s) Singer Instrument(s) Vocals
Music - Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:07:52
126. Cigarette Cards
Cigarette cards are trade cards issued by tobacco manufacturers to stiffen cigarette packaging and advertise cigarette brands. Stumble It!
hobbies-games-toys - Tue, 06 Mar 2012 06:20:24
Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 - October 1, 2004) was an American photographer. Avedon capitalized on his early success in fashion photography and expanded into the realm of fine art.
arts-and-design - Thu, 15 May 2014 22:57:50
128. Marchesa Casati
Luisa Casati Stampa di Soncino, Marchesa di Roma (Milan, 23 January 1881 - London, 1 June 1957) was an eccentric Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early 20th century Europe.
Entertainment - Sun, 04 May 2014 19:08:42
129. Kent Taylor
Born November 8, 1940, New Castle, PA. Medical Research, Poet, Sprinter. Lives in San Francisco, CA.
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:42:08
130. Jane Forth
A well-known model from the 1960s, Jane Forth played leads in several Warhol films during the 1970s. ~ Sandra Brennan
Entertainment - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:16:52
Music - Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:17:14
132. Lew Stone
Lew Stone (born in London, 1898; died 1969) was a British dance band leader and arranger. He was well known in Britain during the 1930s.
Music - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:13:02
133. Holly Woodlawn
Woodlawn (born Haroldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl on October 26, 1946) is a transvestite and former Warhol superstar, who appeared in his movies Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972). Her life was summarized by Lou Reed in his song Walk on the Wild Side: Holly came from Miami FLA, ...
Entertainment - Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:14:13
134. Jose Guadalupe Posada
Jose Guadalupe Posada (2 February 1852 - 20 January 1913) was a Mexican engraver and illustrator.
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Nov 2013 01:12:51
135. Al Bowlly
Music - Tue, 03 Apr 2012 22:23:14
136. Penelope Tree
Penelope Tree (b. 1950) is an Anglo-American former fashion model whose long legs and good looks made her an icon of the late 1960s.
fashion-and-beauty - Wed, 07 Mar 2012 22:57:19
137. Brigid Berlin
Brigid Berlin (also known as Brigid Polk born September 6, 1939) is an artist and former Warhol superstar.
Entertainment - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:22:59
138. ondine
Date of Birth: 16 June 1937 Date of Death: 1989, New York, New York, USA (liver disease) Birth Name: Robert Olivo
Entertainment - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:18:21
139. Everything Vintage!
vin·tage adj.   Of or relating to a vintage. Characterized by excellence, maturity, and enduring appeal; classic.
culture-and-society - Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:53:20
140. Fats Waller
Background Information Birth name: Thomas Wright Waller Born: 21 May 1904 Origin: New York City Died: 15 December 1943 (aged 39) Genre: Jazz Occupation(s): Pianist, singer, organist
Music - Mon, 07 Nov 2011 05:26:32
141. Bessie Love
Bessie Love Born: Juanita Horton September 10, 1898 Midland, Texas Died: April 26, 1986 (aged 87) London, England Spouse: William Hawks
Entertainment - Sun, 11 Sep 2011 22:42:28
142. Lee Sims
Lee Sims (April 30, 1898 - May 7, 1966) was an American pianist, composer, record maker, publisher and performer.
Music - Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:16:50
143. Fritzi Massary
Fritzi Massary Born: March 31, 1882, in Vienna, Austria Died: January 30, 1969, in Los Angeles, California Fritzi Massary was an Austrian-American actress and soprano singer.
Entertainment - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:06:27
144. Frantisek Drtikol
Frantisek Drtikol was a Czech photographer of international renown. He is especially known for his characteristically epic photographs, often nudes and portraits.
arts-and-design - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:53:29
145. Mistinguett
Mistinguett (5 April 1875 - 5 January 1956) was a French actress and singer, whose birth name was Jeanne Bourgeois.
Entertainment - Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:36:13
146. Lartigue
Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 - September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women.
arts-and-design - Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:52:07
147. Fifi D'Orsay
Fifi D'Orsay Born: Marie-Rose Angelina Yvonne Lussier April 16, 1904 Montreal, Quebec Died: December 2, 1983 (aged 79) Woodland Hills, California Years active: 1929-73 Spouse: Maurice Hill
Entertainment - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 04:35:33
148. Trude Fleischmann
Name: Trude Fleischmann Born: December 22, 1895 in Vienna, Austria. Died: January 21, 1990 in Brewster, New York.
arts-and-design - Tue, 20 Mar 2012 01:53:49
149. Adelaide Hall
Birth name: Adelaide Hall Born: October 20th, 1901 Origin: Brooklyn, New York Died: November 7th, 1993 (aged 92) Genre(s): Jazz Occupation(s): Singer
Music - Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:40:46
150. Dorthea Tanning
Dorothea Tanning (born August 25, 1910) is an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She has also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre.
How-To & Education - Thu, 02 Feb 2012 06:04:08
151. Squidoo or Die! Headquarters
  Are YOU in SQUIDANGER?Are YOU or SOMEONE you KNOWsuffering from SQUIDOO Addiction (aka "squidiction")?SQUIDICTION DEFINED: squid·dic·tion n. noun : compulsive physiological need for and use of a habit-forming squidoo characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon wit...
squidoo-community - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:59:18
152. The Factory Headquarters
Welcome to The Factory...The Factory was Andy Warhol's original New York City studio from 1963 to 1968, although his later studios were known as The Factory as well. The Factory was located on the fifth floor at 231 East 47th Street, in Midtown Manhattan. "The rent was only about one hundred doll...
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:58:11
153. The Jazz Age Headquarters
The Jazz Age , 1929 movie poster: 'A Scathing Indictment of the Bewidered Children of Pleasure....Riding the Gilded Jugernaut of Jazz & Gin'Jazz Age The Jazz Age describes the period from 1918-1929, the years between the end of World War I and the start of with the Roaring Twenties; ending with t...
culture-and-society - Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:57:41

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