Jimmy Durante, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jimmy Durante

American jazz singer, pianist, comedian and actor

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1893

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, United States

Date of Death: 29-Jan-1980

Profession: singer, comedian, pianist, stage actor, voice actor, television actor, film actor, jazz musician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Jimmy Durante

  • James Francis Durante ( d?-RAN-tee, Italian: [du'rante]; February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor.
  • His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, Lower East Side Manhattan accent, comic language-butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s.
  • He often referred to his nose as the schnozzola (Italianization of the American Yiddish slang word schnoz "big nose"), and the word became his nickname.

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