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Dora Goldberg (Nora Bayes)

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Born: 1880 AD
Died: 1928 AD, at 48 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer

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Nora Bayes was a popular United States singer, entertainer.

 

1880 - Born Leonora Goldberg in Joliet, Illinois.

 

1908 - Married singer and songwriter Jack Norworth.

 

- With Jack Norworth credited for collaborating on a number of tunes, including their huge hit Shine On,

Harvest Moon, which the pair debuted in Florenz Ziegfeld's Follies.

 

1917 - Recorded "Over There," the song that became an international hit.

 

1924-1928 - Made many phonograph records, some with Norworth, for the Victor Talking Machine Company and Columbia Records.

 

1928 - Contracted cancer and died 19th of June during surgery.

 

 

 

 


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