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.


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 1 More Event
Until 1939, he appeared with his Original Teddies-Band especially in Berlin and Hamburg. … Read More
1941 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He formed the band known as the Teddies (also known as the Original Teddies or the International Teddies), which continued on after he left in 1941. … 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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