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Cab Calloway (Cabell Calloway III)

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Biography

Rochester, New York, USA
Bandleader, songwriter ("Minnie the Moocher", "Are You Hep to That Jive?"), composer, singer, actor and author, educated at Crane College. While studying law, he sang with the band The Alabamians, and took over the group in 1928. He led The Missourians orchestra, then organized and led his own orchestra, playing at hotels, theaters and nightclubs throughout the US, and making many records. He joined the cast of the touring company of "Porgy and Bess", which performed across the USA and Europe between 1952 and 1954. When that ended, he founded a quartet. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself & ghosts

Minnie the Moocher 1932

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Character: Koko the Clown

Snow-White 1933

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Character: Himself

Basin Street Revue 1956

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Character: Sänger / Himself

Schlager-Raketen 1960

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Character: Himself - Singer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Himself - Honoree

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2008

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Character: Himself

Grass 1999

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Character: Himself

Seeing Red 1983

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