Al Jolson
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

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Name: Al Jolson
Category: Singer

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Al Jolson (1886-1950) was an American singer, comedian, and actor. In his heyday, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer".He is probably well known for his appearance as a blackened faced minstrel,singing "Mammy,i'll walk a million miles for one of your smiles,my mammy"

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Years of Residence: 1942 - 1942
Source: http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/sherwoodtimes/enterta.html

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Al Jolson (1888-1950),American Vaudeville,erarly film and stage singer,occasionally as a Minstrel. Stayed here in 1942 but often performed here in the early 1920's.

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The Savoy Hotel
Strand
Westminster
London
WC2R 0EU
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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