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Russ Columbo

Singer + Violinist + Actor
Male
Hometown City of Camden
Died Sep 2, 1934
Death Place Old Los Angeles
Other Names Colombo, Ruggiero...

Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolpho Colombo, known as Russ Columbo, was an American singer, violinist and actor, most famous for his signature tune "You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love", his compositions "Prisoner of Love" and "Too Beautiful For Words", and the legend surrounding his early death.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1908 Birth Born on January 14, 1908.

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1928 20 Years Old By 1928, at the age of 20, Columbo began to participate in motion pictures, including a Vitaphone short in which Columbo appeared as a member of Gus Arnheim and His Orchestra. … Read More
1931 23 Years Old Columbo ran a nightclub for a while, The Club Pyramid, but gave it up when his manager told him he had star potential. In 1931, he traveled to New York with his manager, songwriter Con Conrad. … Read More
1934 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 2, 1934, Columbo was shot under peculiar circumstances by his longtime friend, photographer Lansing Brown, while Columbo was visiting him at home. … Read More
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