The Marx Brothers

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Decades Active: 2000s
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Biography

All five brothers were born in New York City, New York, USA, and adopted nicknames: Chico (Leonard Marx, 22 March 1887, d. 11 October 1961, Hollywood, California, USA), Harpo (b. Adolph Arthur Marx, 23 November 1888, d. 28 September 1964, Hollywood, California, USA), Groucho (b. Julius Henry Marx, 2 October 1890, d. 19 August 1977, Los Angeles, California, USA), Gummo (b. Milton Marx, 23 October 1892, d. 21 April 1977, Palm Springs, California, USA), Zeppo (b. Herbert Marx, 25 February 1901, d. 29 November 1979, Palm Springs, California, USA). They were urged into showbusiness by their mother Minnie, the sister of Al Shean of Gallagher And Shean.

Chiefly a musical act, Groucho was a boy soprano, Chico a pianist, Harpo a harpist. Eventually settling into a group of four (Chico, Harpo, Groucho and Gummo), they gained success after incorporating zany comedy into their act. By 1924, the year they appeared on Broadway in I’ll Say She Does,...

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