Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr

  • American

Immensely popular American singer and actor, notable for technical innovations and bass-baritone voice. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1903/05/03 Born Born Tacoma Washington Bing Crosby's Birthday
1913/00/00 Built Home Crosby House Spokane
1929/05/00 An all-star revue featuring the California Ramblers and Paul Whiteman's famous Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Al Rinker, and Harris Barris) play the Capitol stage. Singer Capitol Theater Rome
1930/00/00 Bing Crosby sings at the State Theatre Singer State Theatre Center for the Arts Easton
1930/04/19 Feature film "King of Jazz" is released, includes singing by "The Rhythm Boys" (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker). The movie was made with a mostly pre-recorded soundtrack. Singer King of Jazz
1931/00/00 Crosby debuts on radio, singing with Gus Arnheim's Orchestra at the Coconut Grove Singer Ambassador Hotel site Los Angeles
1932/00/00 Bing's "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" is released, written in 1930 by lyricist E Y Harburg and composer Jay Gorney as part of the 1932 musical "Americana" Singer Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
1936/00/00 Built Home Bing Crosby Estate Los Angeles
1942/00/00 "Road to Morocco " is released. Actor Road to Morocco
1942/07/30 White Christmas is released as part of an album of six 78-rpm discs from the feature film "Holiday Inn", eventually selling over 100 million copies worldwide Singer White Christmas
1944/05/03 "Going My Way" is released Actor Going My Way
1948/00/00 After Stout's widow died in 1948, the island and 18,000 acres of land on the shoreline were sold to a succession of speculators, Bing Crosby briefly among them. Owner Stout's Island Lodge Cedar Lake
1948/00/00 Hoyt S Vandenberg, Chief of Staff USAC, serves as Minister of Crown and Bing Crosby is the Grand Marshal of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Grand Marshal Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
1977/10/14 Died Died

5 Creative Works by Bing Crosby »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
King of Jazz Singer Film 1930/04/19
  • US National Film Registry
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Singer Song 1932/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Road to Morocco Actor Film 1942/00/00
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
White Christmas Singer Song 1942/07/30
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Going My Way Actor Film 1944/05/03
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry

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