Allan Sherman

Comedian, Musical Artist

1924 – 1973

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Who was Allan Sherman?

Allan Sherman was an American comedy writer and television producer who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s. His first album, My Son, the Folk Singer, became the fastest-selling record album up to that time. His biggest hit single was "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh", a comic novelty in which a boy describes his summer camp experiences to the tune of Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours.

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Born
Nov 30, 1924
Chicago
Also known as
  • Allan Copelon
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Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Fairfax High School
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Died
Nov 20, 1973
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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