What Famous Person of Jewish Descent Was Born This Week? Originally Published February 11-12, 2022.
February 11, 2022
Born in Waukegan, Illinois, on February 14, 1894, to Meyer (a shop keeper) and Naomi Emma Kubelsky was Benjamin Kubelsky, who began violin lessons at age six. Once he got a job playing in live Vaudeville theatre, around age 16, he quit school (don’t try this yourselves, young ones) and went to work full time. […]
What Famous Person of Jewish Descent Was Born This Week? Originally Published February 4-5, 2022.
February 4, 2022
Born in Baltimore on February 10, 1914, to Sadie Hack and Louis Adler, Lawrence Cecil Adler would become well known as a musician and entertainer. By age ten, Larry was the youngest “cantor” in Baltimore. He convinced his parents to let him enroll in the Peabody Conservatory of Music, but he would be dismissed as […]