Allan Sherman

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Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Nov 20, 1973 (48)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Nov 20, 1973 (48)

About

Musical comedian who released singles like the classic "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh."

Before Fame

His first efforts at song parody sold poorly, but eventually, with help from Harpo Marx and George Burns, he got a record deal with Warner Bros.

Trivia

His song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh," set to the tune of Amilcare Ponchielli's "Dance of the Hours," was a Billboard #2 hit and won a 1964 Grammy Award for comedy.

Family Life

He was born into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, inheriting his portly physique from his father.

Associated With

John F. Kennedy may have helped to make Sherman a star, with rumors he was singing "Sarah Jackman" in a hotel lobby.