Bobby Short

Cabaret Singer and Pianist
Born Sep 15, 1924
Hometown Danville
Died Mar 21, 2005
Death Place New York City
Other Names Short, Robert Wal...

Robert Waltrip "Bobby" Short was an American cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by popular composers of the first half of the 20th century such as Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Noël Coward and George and Ira Gershwin. He also championed African-American composers of the same period such as Eubie Blake, James P.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born on September 15, 1924.


1968 43 Years Old In 1968 he was offered a two-week stint at the Café Carlyle in New York City, to fill in for George Feyer. … Read More


2005 81 Years Old Died on March 21, 2005.
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