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1937 Press Photo OLE OLSEN AMERICAN VAUDEVILLIAN COMEDIAN WIFE LILLIAN

$12.33
AdID: 697231

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RSC89545

Height: 9

Width: 7

Source: Rogers

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This is an original press photo. COMEDIAN OLE OLSEN AND WIFE LILLIAN REMARRIED BY REV.DR. SAMUEL J.COOK
John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen (November 6, 1892 - January 26, 1963) was an American vaudevillian and comedian.

Born in Peru, Indiana, he graduated from Northwestern University in 1912 with a degree in music and hit the Vaudeville circuit. In 1914 he met Chic Johnson, who was advertising himself as the "Greatest Ragtime Pianist in the Midwest."

The two performers met when they were hired as musicians in the same band. When the band broke up "Ole" Olsen and "Chic" Johnson formed the Olsen and Johnson comedy team.Photo measures 7 x 9inches. Photo is dated 11-11-1937.