DeWolf Hopper

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Birthday
30, 1858
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 23, 1935 (77)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1858
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 23, 1935 (77)

About

Noted entertainer of the early radio era who was at his best when performing Casey at Bat, the legendary baseball poem.

Before Fame

His parents encouraged him to become a lawyer, but he had different dreams.

Trivia

He combined comedy with music in many performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore. He starred in more then 30 Broadway musicals.

Family Life

He married the noted columnist Hedda Hopper on May 8, 1913.

Associated With

He started performing Casey at Bat when hardly anyone knew the Ernest Thayer baseball poem.

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