TUCKER, SOPHIE (1886-1966)
Born Sofia Kalish; Ukrainian-American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality.
ISP – Inscribed Signed Photograph: 5”x7” matte-finish, sepia-tone image by Maurice Seymour. Wonderful image boldly dedicated on the lower white mount To Edw. Hoffmeister from Sophie Tucker 3/5/49
Known for her powerful delivery of comical and risqué songs, Tucker was one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the superlative nickname The Last of the Red Hot Mamas.