Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (1901 – 1993)
Adelaide Hall (20 October 1901–7 November 1993) was an American-born British jazz singer and entertainer.
In 1921, an unheralded teenager named Adelaide Hall appeared as just another hoofer in the chorus line for the musical Shuffle Along. A scant seven years later, her role in the Broadway revue Blackbirds of 1928 (the most famous of the series of Blackbirds revues mounted during the 1920s and 30s) brought her international fame. Hall's stage performance in that production—in which the… read more
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