Nelson Eddy Similar Artists

Jeanette MacDonald - 100% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nelson Eddy (29 June 1901, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, d. 6 March 1967) and Jeanette MacDonald (b. 18 June 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 14 January 1965, Houston, Texas, USA). Often called the most successful singing partnership in the history of the cinema, their series of eight operetta-style films vividly caught the imagination of 30s audiences. Eddy came f Read more

Richard Tauber - 73% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Ernst Seifert, 16 May 1891, Linz, Austria-Hungary, d. 8 January 1948, London, England. After enjoying a successful career in Europe as a star of opera and operetta, Tauber went to England in 1933 at the time of Nazi ascendancy. In Vienna, Tauber had his greatest success with Das Land Des Lächelns (1929), in which he sang Franz Lehár’s ‘Das Ist Mein Ganz Read more

Frances Langford - 67% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frances Newbern, 4 April 1913, Tampa, Florida, USA, d. 11 July 2005, Jensen Beach, USA. An accomplished singer with an easy, friendly style, who was popular from the 30s through the 50s. Langford began singing as a child, could have conceivably had a career in opera, but her voice was affected by a throat operation. After some stage work, mostly in vaudeville, she establishe Read more

Allan Jones - 60% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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14 October 1908, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. d. 27 June 1992, New York, USA. A popular, romantic tenor star in movies in the late 30s and early 40s, Jones studied singing in Paris, before returning to the USA and working in provincial operettas. He appeared on Broadway in Roberta (1933) and the 1934 revival of Bitter Sweet before gaining a part in the film Reckless (1935). Read more

Dennis Day - 45% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eugene McNulty, 21 May 1917, New York City, New York, USA, d. 22 June 1988, Brentwood, California, USA. Day was a popular singer, from the late 30s to the 60s, whose distinctive Irish tenor voice and flair for comedy gained him a prestigious spot on the top rated Jack Benny radio show. Day graduated from St. Patrick’s Cathedral High School, and attended Manhattan Colleg Read more

Hal Kemp - 31% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Harold Kemp, 27 March 1904, Marion, Alabama, USA, d. 21 December 1940, near Madera, California, USA. One of the greatest band leaders of his generation, Kemp’s early death robbed the dance band world of one of its most innovative talents. Long after his demise the memory of his orchestra’s distinctive, staccato rhythms would be kept alive by numerous artists, Read more

Gertrude Lawrence - 30% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Gertrud Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence Klasen, 4 July 1898, London, England, d. 6 September 1952. An actress, singer, dancer, comedienne, one of the most vivacious and elegant performers in the history of West End and Broadway theatre. Coming from a showbusiness family, her mother was an actress and her father a singer, Lawrence studied dancing under Madame Espinosa. She made her Read more

Libby Holman - 30% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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Elsbeth Holzman, 23 May 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, d. 18 June 1971, Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Holman was regarded by some as the first great white torch singer, and by others as ‘a dark purple menace’, because of her tempestuous private life. She played minor roles in Broadway musicals such as Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart’s The Garrick Gaieties (1925), Read more

Dick Powell - 29% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Ewing Powell, 14 November 1904, Mountain View, Arkansas, USA, d. 3 January 1963, Hollywood, California, USA. Powell was an extremely popular singing star of major 30s film musicals, with an appealing tenor voice, and ‘matinee-idol’ looks. He sang firstly as a boy soprano, and later, tenor, in school and church choirs, and learnt to play several musical inst Read more

Ted Lewis - 25% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s
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Flanagan & Allen - 22% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

Ginger Rogers - 20% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Virginia Katherine McMath, 16 July 1911, Independence, Missouri, USA, d. 25 April 1995, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. A charming and vivacious actress, dancer and singer, Ginger Rogers became a movie legend after partnering Fred Astaire in a series of memorable musicals between 1933 and 1949. She grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and, after winning a Charleston contest at the Read more

Irving Fazola - 20% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Irving Henry Prestopnik, 10 December 1912, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 29 March 1949, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In his teens and early twenties Fazola played clarinet with several noted New Orleans-based band leaders, including Louis Prima and Joseph ‘Sharkey’ Bonano. Although he played frequently with dixieland-style bands, Fazola’s classical training Read more

Jane Powell - 19% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1980s 2000s
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Suzanne Burce, 1 April 1929, Portland, Oregon, USA. A petite, vivacious, actress and singer with a thrilling soprano voice who excelled in several popular MGM musicals of the 50s. After singing a mixture of classical and popular songs on local radio, she won a film contract with MGM when she was just 15 years old. Her debut in Song Of The Open Road was followed in the 40s a Read more

Alice Faye - 17% match to Nelson Eddy

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording Read more


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