Ada

Ada "Bricktop" Smith

Singer, Author

1894 – 1984

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Who was Ada "Bricktop" Smith?

Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, was an American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and self-described saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop in Paris from 1924 to 1961, as well as clubs in Mexico City and Rome. She has been called "...one of the most legendary and enduring figures of twentieth-century American cultural history."

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Born
Aug 14, 1894
Alderson
Also known as
  • Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith
  • Bricktop
  • Ada Beatrice Smith
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Feb 1, 1984
New York City
Resting place
Woodlawn Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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