Born Asa Yoelson. Star of the first notable talking picture, "The Jazz Singer" (1927). Not that nice a guy, but a great performer.
Singer, novelty song writer and humorist big in the sixties with records such as "Hello Madda, Hello Fadda".
British pop singer noted for her lovely voice. Known as "The Girl with a Laugh in her Voice", she hit the tops of the British charts many times in the 50s. Hits included "Bell Bottom Blues" and "I Never Tangoed with an Eskimo". She was a friend of the Beatles, and her big band version of "Eight Days A Week" is a classic. She died in 1966, age 34.
Streisand is a Jewish American singer, actress, film producer and director. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.
Clark, born Samuel Goldberg, was a fast rising popular singer when he was killed in an air crash, age 37, in 1949. He was a star on radios "Your Hit Parade" and his voice was used in a number of movie musicals. He was favorably compared to such singers as Perry Como and Bing Crosby.
Also known as Sharon Cohen. Won the 1998 Eurovision song contest. Israeli. For American Jewhoo visitors, the Eurovision song contest is a big, big thing in Europe and the Middle East.
(1896-1964). Very popular vaudeville, film, and early television singer and comedian. Born Issur Iskowitch.
Singer (Lady of Spain, Oh my Papa) . Father of Carrie and Joely Fisher. Eddie had a talent for marrying beautiful non-Jewish women (Elizabeth Taylor, who converted; Debbie Reynolds, and Connie Stevens). But his drug habit ruled his life for the better part of the last forty years.
Well-known harpist with the NBC orchestra during the golden age of Hollywood. Also played for many studio television shows--such as Dinah Shore.