Sophie Tucker biography

Sophie Tucker

Singer, Musical Artist

1887 – 1966

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Who was Sophie Tucker?

Sophie Tucker was a Russian-born American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality. Known for her stentorian delivery of comical and risqué songs, she was one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the nickname "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas."

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Born
Jan 13, 1887
Russia
Also known as
  • Sophie Kalish
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Ukraine
  • Russian Empire
Profession
Lived in
  • Hartford
Died
Feb 9, 1966
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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