Jimmy Durante

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by Jimmy Durante

Biography

James Francis Durante, 10 February 1893, New York City, New York, USA, d. 29 January 1980, Santa Monica, California, USA. A unique entertainer: a comedian, actor and singer whose straight-legged strut, outsize nose (which brought him the nickname ‘Schnozzola’) and a penchant for mangling the English language (‘Da hours I worked were eight to unconscious’) made him a much-loved character throughout the world. The son of immigrant French-Italian parents, Durante taught himself... Read more

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jazz
oldies
easy listening
comedy
good enough for granddad
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