Sophie Tucker


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Noun1.Sophie Tucker - United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)Sophie Tucker - United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)
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From Sophie Tucker to Frank Sinatra to James Franco, she continued to work until recently.
Benny Goodman, Joel Grey, Madeline Kahn, Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Sophie Tucker.
1887: Sophie Tucker, singer and vaudeville star known in America as "the last of the Red Hot Mamas", was born in Russia.
1887: Sophie Tucker, below, singer and vaudeville star known in America as "the last of the Red Hot Mamas", was born in Russia.
Jewish Culture Through Film: The Outrageous Sophie Tucker
WHEN Sophie Tucker looked at her graduation photo she didn't like what she saw - and vowed to do something about it.
1884: Sophie Tucker, singer and vaudeville star known in America as ''the last of the Red Hot Mamas'' was born in Russia.
The name Sophie Tucker may not mean what it once did to American audiences, but this loving documentary about her life wants to change that.
Debuts were handed to Cerys Haf Thomas, the current Wales Under-17 vice-captain, and Sophie Tucker originally from Gloucestershire, for the opening ECB County Championship Division Two match away to Durham.
Thanks also to former Cunard Yank Ritchie Barton, who says: "I have about 7,000 LPs, mostly from the '50s and early '60s - everything from Sophie Tucker to Billie Holiday, Al Bowlly to Sinatra, Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis.
The brash vaudevillian cutup cult figure who told Sophie Tucker jokes was the forerunner of today's mouthy downtown divas like Bridget Everett, a brassy, boozy storyteller with a big voice, and Meow Meow, an Australian singer with a sophisticated European approach.
Her analysis places considerable weight on the resistance to sanctioned gender and sexual roles on the part of such Jewish American female performers and writers as Sophie Tucker and Fannie Hurst.