Ada Bricktop Smith
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Ada Bricktop Smith a.k.a. Ada "Bricktop" Smith: Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, was an American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and self-described saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop in Paris from 1924 to 1961, as well as clubs in Mexico City and Rome. She has been called "...one of the most legendary and enduring figures of twentieth-century American cultural history.
- also known as Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, Bricktop, Ada Beatrice Smith
- born on (121 years ago) in Alderson
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Dancer, singer
- died on (31 years ago) in New York City
- buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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A Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans (1993)
An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.
Ada Bricktop Smith, [Billy] Mitchell & Moore, Johnny Virgel, Aida Ward, the Byron Brothers, Fred Davis, the Three Eddies, Rosa Henderson, and Roy White. The show included 20 songs, 12 dancing numbers, and 4 specialty numbers. FROM BALTIMORE TO TURKEY (1924). Musical revue. Prod. by Joe Bright in Harlem and on tour. Cast included Bright, Dink Stewart, Andrew Tribble, and Theresa Burroughs Brooks. FROM DOVER TO DIXIE. See PLANTATION REVUE and DIXIE TO ...
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