- 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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