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Belle Baker
Birth: Dec. 23, 1893
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1957
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Singer, Actress. Born in New York City, she began her singing on the stage and in Vaudeville. Known as "red hot mama" she could sing a Yiddish Ballad and modern jazz with equal ease. She was most noted for introducing hundreds of songs to the American public to include "All Of Me", "Cohen Owes Me $97", "Alexander's Ragtime Band" and "Blue Skies". In the 1930s, she appeared in several editions of the Ziegfeld Follies, performed on radio for the Columbia Network and played music halls in England. For feature films, she appeared in "Song Of Love" (1929), "Charing Cross Road" (1935) and "Atlantic City" (1944). Her last official appearance in public was on the television show "This Is Your Life" in 1955. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hyman Becker (1862 - 1920)
  Sarah Rabinowitz Becker (1866 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Maurice Abrahams (1883 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  Belle Baker (1893 - 1957)
  Anna Becker (1895 - 1971)*
  Harry Becker (1901 - 1971)*
  Rose Becker (1904 - 1981)*
  Maurice Baker (1905 - 1977)*
  Edna Becker Cooper (1907 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Mount Judah Cemetery
Ridgewood
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 2, Block 19, Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7082896
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