Famous 19th Century Singers
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Singers, including Fred Astaire, Bessie Smith, Noël Coward, Al Jolson and Paul Robeson.
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899, American
Dancer
Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante
10 February 1893, American
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Pianist

Jenny LindJenny Lind
06 October 1820, Swedish
Opera Singer

Al JolsonAl Jolson
26 May 1886, American
Actor, Singer

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19 July 1868, American
Socialite
Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27 February 1897, American
Singer

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
03 July 1878, American
American playwright

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
12 September 1888, French
Actor, Singer
Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19 May 1861, Australian
Opera Singer

Carlos GardelCarlos Gardel
11 December 1890, Argentinian
Singer
Anna HeldAnna Held
08 March 1872, French
Actress, Singer

Grace MooreGrace Moore
05 December 1898, American
Opera Singer & Actress

Max TheilerMax Theiler
30 January 1899, South African
Virologist
Alberta HunterAlberta Hunter
01 April 1895, American
American singer

Alma GluckAlma Gluck
11 May 1884, American
Soprano
John DeanJohn Dean
02 September 1897, British
Actor

Jack HaleyJack Haley
10 August 1897, American
Vaudevillian

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23 September 1897, Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
25 February 1873, Italian
Opera singer, Singer

Ethel WatersEthel Waters
31 October 1896, American
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor
Gracie FieldsGracie Fields
09 January 1898, British
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
11 November 1858
Singer, Opera singer

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
22 January 1897, American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Lotte LenyaLotte Lenya
18 October 1898, Austrian
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor
Sara CarterSara Carter
21 July 1898, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
13 January 1884, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress

Blind Lemon JeffersonBlind Lemon Jefferson
24 September 1893, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Street artist,

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
08 March 1892, American
Singer

Gertrude LawrenceGertrude Lawrence
04 July 1898, British, American
Actress
Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
26 June 1893, American
Singer

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Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
30 October 1897, Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Beatrice LillieBeatrice Lillie
29 May 1894, Canadian, British, American
Actress

Cicely CourtneidgeCicely Courtneidge
01 April 1893, Australian, British
Actress

Marie LloydMarie Lloyd
12 February 1870, British
Singer
Engelbert HumperdinckEngelbert Humperdinck
01 September 1854, German, Indian
Composer

MistinguettMistinguett
04 April 1875, French
actor, singer
Adelina PattiAdelina Patti
10 February 1843, Spanish, Italian
Opera Singer

Marilyn MillerMarilyn Miller
01 September 1898, American
Actress

ArlettyArletty
15 May 1898, French
Actress
Lily PonsLily Pons
12 April 1898, French
American-French operatic soprano

Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
18 May 1892, Italian
Singer, Actor, Opera singer
Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
20 March 1890, Italian
Actor, Opera singer, Singer

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
12 July 1895, Norwegian
Opera Singer

PolairePolaire
14 May 1874, French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
25 December 1874
Singer, Actor, Opera singer

Evert TaubeEvert Taube
12 March 1890, Swedish
Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet,
Mary GardenMary Garden
20 February 1874, American
Singer, Opera singer, Actor

Giuditta PastaGiuditta Pasta
26 October 1797, Italian
Opera Singer

Thomas DThomas D
30 December 1968, German
Rapper

E.Y. HarburgE.Y. Harburg
08 April 1896, American
Lyricist
Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
04 August 1870, Scottish