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Belle Baker

  • Birth 23 Dec 1893 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 1957 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Block 19, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 7082896

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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  • Added: 13 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7082896
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Belle Baker (23 Dec 1893–29 Apr 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7082896, citing Mount Judah Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .