Tucker, Sophie

(1889-1966)
   American entertainer. She was born in Russia, and went to the US as a child. The songs for which she was known included My Yidishe Momma.

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  • TUCKER, SOPHIE — (née Kalish; 1884–1966), vaudeville artiste. Tucker was taken as a baby from Russia to the United States. As a child in Hartford, Connecticut, she worked in her parents kosher restaurant and rooming house, which catered to many show business… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tucker,Sophie — Tucker, Sophie. 1884 1966. Russian born American entertainer known for her flamboyant vaudeville performances and her signature tune, “Some of These Days.” * * * …   Universalium

  • Tucker, Sophie — ▪ American singer original name  Sophie Kalish , also called  Sophie Abuza  born Jan. 13, 1884, Russia died Feb. 9, 1966, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American singer whose 62 year stage career included American burlesque, vaudeville, and nightclub …   Universalium

  • Tucker, Sophie — (1884–1966)    US entertainer. Buxom and sentimental, Sophie Tucker became famous in Yiddish and English vaudeville as the ‘last of the red hot mamas’. Her best known numbers were My Yiddishe Momma and Some of these Days. She devoted her fortune… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Tucker (surname) — Tucker is a surname.Derivation of nameThe origin of the name is not entirely sure, but since it has a long history as a surname on both the continent as in England and from thereon also in the United States it presumably has the same Saxon roots …   Wikipedia

  • Sophie Tucker — Infobox musical artist Name = Sophie Tucker Img capt = Sophie Tucker, 1917 Img size = 200 Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Sonia Kalish Alias = Born = January 13, 1884 Died = February 9, 1966 Origin = Czarist Russia Instrument =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sophie Tucker — 1917 Sophie Tucker (* 13. Januar 1884 in Russland; † 9. Februar 1966 in New York City; gebürtig Sophia Kalish) war eine US amerikanische Komödiantin und Sängerin. Sie war eine erfolgreiche Entertainerin in den Vereinigten Staaten im ersten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tucker — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Abi Tucker (* 1973 als Abigail Anne Tucker), australische Schauspielerin und Rocksängerin Albert William Tucker (1905–1995), US amerikanischer Mathematiker Audrey Tucker (* um 1957), australische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sophie Heathcote — Nombre real Sophie Heathcote Nacimiento 25 de diciembre de 1972 Melbourne, Australia Fallecimiento 4 de enero de 2006 (36 años) Connecticut, USA Pareja Chris Clarke (2000 2006) (viudo) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sophie Aldred — (* 20. August 1962 in Greenwich, London) ist eine britische Schauspielerin und Fernsehmoderatorin. Ihre bekannteste Rolle ist die der Begleiterin Ace in Doctor Who. Aldred wurde in Greenwich, London, geboren, wuchs aber in Blackheath auf. Sie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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