Leo Reisman Photo

Leo Reisman

Born: Oct 11, 1897

Death: Dec 18, 1961

Birthplace: Boston

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Leo Reisman

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1897
Date of Death : Dec 18, 1961
Birth Place : Boston

Leo Reisman was an American violinist and bandleader in the 1920s and 1930s. Born and reared in Boston, he was of Jewish ancestry; from German immigrants who immigrated to the USA in the 19th century. Reisman studied violin as a young man, and formed his own band in 1919. He became famous for having over 80 hits on the popular charts during his career. Jerome Kern called Reisman's orchestra "The String Quartet of Dance Bands".

Profession


  • Musician
  • Violinist
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