Teddy Stauffer
Swiss Bandleader
Teddy Stauffer
Ernst Heinrich "Teddy" Stauffer was a Swiss bandleader, musician, actor, nightclub owner, and restaurateur. He was dubbed Germany's "swing-king" of the 1930s.
Biography
Teddy Stauffer's personal information overview.
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News
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Las "Pláticas del tiempo", de Helen Krauze - El Sol de México
Google News - over 5 years
... que han marcado la historia de México y hoy reúne a 89 en el manuscrito, como Carlos Monsiváis, Sarita Montiel, Josephine Baker, Manolo Fábregas, Hugo Argüelles, Elena Poniatowska, Emilio Portes Gil, Teddy Stauffer, Chabuca Granda y Pedro Freideberg
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Comparte Helen Krauze con los lectores sus “Pláticas en el tiempo” - Terra.com
Google News - over 5 years
... 50 años de trayectoria y que reúne 89 entrevistas breves a personajes como Carlos Monsiváis, Sarita Montiel, Josephine Baker, Manolo Fábregas, Hugo Argüelles, Elena Poniatowska, Emilio Portes Gil, Teddy Stauffer, Chabuca Granda y Pedro Freideberg
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Altmeister glänzt mit Charme und Spiel - Schwetzinger Zeitung
Google News - almost 6 years
Mit Saxophon, Trompeten, Posaunen, Bass, Schlagzeug, Klavier und Klarinetten knüpft das "Blue Moon Orchestra" an die Tradition der Big Bands von Glenn Miller, Kurt Edelhagen und Teddy Stauffer sowie der Tanzorchester von Paul Henkels und Werner Müller
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Ce sa intamplat azi in muzica? (2 mai) - BestMusic.ro
Google News - almost 6 years
1902 - Sa nascut Teddy Stauffer, sef de orchestra elvetian. 1929 - Sa nascut Link Wray, chitarist, vocalist si compozitor indian american. 1936 - Sa nascut Engelbert Humperdinck (Arnold George Dordey), cantaret britanic. 1943 - Sa nascut Hilton (Stuart
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Schwingende Rhythmen – Tour 2011 - Schwerin-News
Google News - almost 6 years
Manche ausländische Orchester, wie jene von Teddy Stauffer und Fud Candrix, reisten damals nach Berlin und begeisterten das Publikum in den Tanzpalästen. Einige Arrangements dieser Bands wie den „U-Bahn Fox“ oder „Studio 24“ bringen Andrej Hermlin und
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In Acapulco, a Return to Glamour
NYTimes - almost 9 years
IT was a balmy evening in Acapulco, and up and down the town's main drag, the college party crowd was again on its nightly pub crawl, belting out one too many Jimmy Buffett tunes and guzzling a few too many Coronas. Nearby, the famous La Quebrada cliff divers had finished the evening's last show, sending moms and dads to Planet Hollywood to keep
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Postcard From The Edge; Mama Mexicana
NYTimes - over 11 years
Accompanied by my friend Lynne Scott, whom I've known since the long-ago days when I was briefly engaged to Dan Aykroyd (Lynne was dating Dan's brother), I arrive in Acapulco, Mexico, in early June to work on a cable movie, ''Romancing the Bride.'' Lynne and I are whisked from the airport to our hotel, the Fairmont Acapulco Princess, and check into
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GOING TO: ACAPULCO; Shades of the 50's, but the Night Life Is Very 00's
NYTimes - about 12 years
Why Go Now Acapulco, for a certain generation, is suave Frank Sinatra songs and Elvis Presley movies, Kennedy honeymoons and Elizabeth Taylor weddings (O.K., only one of the eight weddings). The high-flying Hollywood crowd took Acapulco to the moon with it in the 1950's and 60's then went on to their next playground. Although the names of the
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Hedy Lamarr, Sultry Star Who Reigned in Hollywood Of 30's and 40's, Dies at 86
NYTimes - about 17 years
Hedy Lamarr, the raven-haired Viennese beauty who became one of the reigning temptresses in Hollywood films in the 1930's and 40's, especially as Delilah vamping Victor Mature's Samson, was found dead in her home in Orlando, Fla., yesterday. She was 86. Miss Lamarr was forever identified with ''Ecstasy,'' a 1933 Czech film in which she appeared
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Teddy Stauffer
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1991
    Age 81
    On August 27, 1991, Stauffer died in Acapulco at the age of 82.
    More Details Hide Details Stauffer was married five times:
  • THIRTIES
  • 1941
    Age 31
    After the Stauffer's departure in 1941 the Original Teddies, were headed by.
    More Details Hide Details Hazy Osterwald, who also belonged to the band, wrote arrangements since 1941. But the band could not build on old achievements. After an engagement on an Atlantic cruise ship, Stauffer remained in the United States and tried his luck as a film composer in Hollywood. Due to problems with his residence papers, he went to Mexico, which eventually became his second home. In Acapulco, he founded a discothèque, "The Tequila a Go-Go", and worked as manager of several well-known hotels (including the "Hyatt" and "Villa Vera"). He also made small guest appearances on TV and in films. In the later years he ran the restaurant "Teddy's" at the main beach in Acapulco. The Mexicans honored the tall, blond Swiss as a popular ambassador for Acapulco. "Mr. Acapulco" helped attract Hollywood celebrities, and made the place famous, till then a fishing village of 8,000 residents.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Born in Murten, Switzerland, Stauffer grew up in Murten and in Berne, and played violin and saxophone there in an amateur band from 1927.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1939
    Age 29
    Clarinetist Ernst Höllerhagen belonged to the Original Teddies from 1939.
    More Details Hide Details Buddy Bertinat wrote many of the arrangements.
    Until 1939, he appeared with his Original Teddies-Band especially in Berlin and Hamburg.
    More Details Hide Details With his jazzy swing music, however, Stauffer increasingly got in trouble with the Reichsmusikkammer. In 1939 the band travelled to the opening of the National Exhibition in Switzerland, replacing the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra, which withdrew because of the impending war. The band happened to be in Switzerland when war broke out; all the German members of the Teddies had to leave Switzerland. 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.
  • 1935
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details This guest performance justified the reputation of the Delphi as a swing stage. Annual trips to St. Moritz and Arosa, and also a guest appearance in London, were responsible for international fame of the Teddies band.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1928
    Age 18
    In 1928 he began to perform in Germany with his band, Teddy and His Band.
    More Details Hide Details Their first engagement had the Teddies as a Caféhaus-Kapelle in Gleiwitz.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1909
    Born
    Born on May 2, 1909.
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