Musical comedian who released singles like the classic “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.”
His first efforts at song parody sold poorly, but eventually, with help from Harpo Marx and George Burns, he got a record deal with Warner Bros.
His song “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh,” set to the tune of Amilcare Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours,” was a Billboard #2 hit and won a 1964 Grammy Award for comedy.
He was born into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, inheriting his portly physique from his father.
John F. Kennedy may have helped to make Sherman a star, with rumors he was singing “Sarah Jackman” in a hotel lobby.
Allan Sherman Age
How old is Allan Sherman? He was born in 1924, he was 99 years old at the time of his death.
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Allan Sherman Wiki
|99 years old
|November 30, 1924
|Date of Death
|November 20, 1973
Quotes by Allan Sherman
Our act started at the bottom and went downhill.— Allan Sherman
Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There’s a land where they’ve never heard of cholesterol.— Allan Sherman
Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.— Allan Sherman
In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.— Allan Sherman
Well, you might as well imitate your own program because if you don’t, someone else will.— Allan Sherman