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Teddy Stauffer

Born May 2, 1909

Ernst Heinrich "Teddy" Stauffer was a Swiss bandleader, musician, actor, nightclub owner, and restaurateur. He was dubbed Germany's "swing-king" of the 1930s.

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1909 Birth Born on May 2, 1909.


1927 18 Years Old Born in Murten, Switzerland, Stauffer grew up in Murten and in Berne, and played violin and saxophone there in an amateur band from 1927.
1928 19 Years Old In 1928 he began to perform in Germany with his band, Teddy and His Band. … Read More


1935 26 Years Old After many engagements on cruise ships his popularity in Germany reached its peak in 1935-36. In 1936 Elfriede Scheibel, the owner of the Berlin "Delphi palace", awarded him a four-month engagement from July to October 1936. … Read More


1939 30 Years Old Until 1939, he appeared with his Original Teddies-Band especially in Berlin and Hamburg. … Read More
1940 31 Years Old In Switzerland, Stauffer took part in the scoring of the film s'Margritli und d'Soldate (Marguerite and the soldiers) in 1940-41; the Margritli-song, interpreted by the Schmid family, became a big success. … Read More
1941 32 Years Old After the Stauffer's departure in 1941 the Original Teddies, were headed by Eddie Brunner. … Read More


1991 82 Years Old On August 27, 1991, Stauffer died in Acapulco at the age of 82. … Read More
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