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James Francis Durante, better known as Jimmy Durante or Schnozzle (Snozzle) Durante, (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian and actor, whose distinctive gravel delivery, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and large nose — his frequent jokes about it included a frequent self-reference that became his nickname: "Schnozzola" — helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s. He was also one of the most beloved people within the… read more

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  • One of the best jazz singers ever.
  • Beautiful music!
  • Goodnight Mrs Calabash, Wherever you are!
  • bom a bessa
  • i once meet this legend as a child. my dad introduced me
  • Schönheit einfach.
  • http://www.last.fm/group/Isabelle+Fuhrman
  • The Great Schnozola!
  • not the most talented & best smoothest singer in show business:but a much enjoyed & memorable one. An American original .Would have been 109 years young...importantly still makes us feel young.
  • and james durante's looks give me a thrill

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