George Jessel

George Jessel

Top Songs

Hello Mama



George Jessel


b. 3 April 1898, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 May 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA. Born into a showbusiness family, Jessel sang professionally from early childhood and at the age of 11 was in vaudeville with 17-year old Eddie Cantor. He played on Broadway, including starring in The Jazz Singer (1925, revived 1927) but turned down an offer from Warner Brothers to make the film version, a part-talkie, when agreement could not be reached on the money. The film went instea... Read more

Chat About George Jessel

For You