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 Ted Lewis

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Ted Lewis

Original Name Theodore Leopold Friedman
Birth
Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Aug 1971 (aged 81)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA
Plot Enter at the main entrance, take the
Memorial ID 8728 View Source
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Jazz Musician, and Band Leader. He started Ted Lewis and his Band. Played clarinet and is considered to have helped in the development of Jazz. He is known for his saying "Is everybody happy?" and wore a tattered top hat when he performed. Columbia Pictures made a movie about Lewis' life with the same name. He was also in movies and made numerous Las Vegas and television performances.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8728
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8728/ted-lewis : accessed ), memorial page for Ted Lewis (6 Jun 1890–25 Aug 1971), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8728, citing Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .