AlAsa Yoelson, 1886–1950, U.S. singer and entertainer, born in Russia.
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"I'll take the alarm-clock, if you say so," volunteered Jolson.
Jolson clucked to his horse and rattled away down the road, muttering sour remarks.
Al, real name Asa Yoelson. 1886–1950, US singer and film actor, born in Russia; star of the first talking picture The Jazz Singer (1927)
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