Jolson’s Life & Career Details
Jolson was a guest on numerous radio programmes and starred in a number of dramatic roles.
Jolson’s first record contract, with RCA Victor Records, was signed in 1911. He remained a recording artiste throughout his career; at the time of his death, in 1950, he was under contract to Decca Records
Jolson was married four times:
Al Jolson died on 23rd October 1950 in the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, on the eve of a scheduled guest appearance on Bing Crosby’s radio programme.
Books (Biographies, etc.)
A number of books about the life and career of Al Jolson have been published, including:
Al Jolson’s name appears as collaborator in the writing of many songs, including: