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Leonid Utyosov

Leonid Osipovich Utyosov or Utesov (Russian: Леони́д О́сипович Утёсов); real name Lazar (Leyzer) Iosifovich Vaysbeyn or Weissbein (Russian: Ла́зарь (Ле́йзер) Ио́сифович Вайсбе́йн) (21 March [O.S. 9 March] 1895, Odessa – 9 March 1982, Moscow), was a famous Soviet jazz singer and comic actor of Jewish origin, who became the first pop singer to be awarded the prestigious title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1965.

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Mar 21, 1895 In Odessa, Odessa uyezd, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Karyera Spirki Shpandyrya 1926-11-08
Latest Project:
Movie Memories of the "Cow March" 1991-04-02
Known For
Poster of Memories of the
Poster of Concert for the Front
Poster of Jolly Fellows
Poster of Karyera Spirki Shpandyrya
Movie Memories of the "Cow March" (archive footage) 1991-04-02
Movie Как это делалось в Одессе... или одесситы всех стран, соединяйтесь! archiveFootage 1991-01-10
Movie I Am Returning Your Portrait himself (archive) 1983-01-01
Movie Variety Stars 1954-07-19
Movie Concert for the Front Self 1942-11-06
Movie Jolly Fellows Kostya Potekhin 1934-12-09
Movie Karyera Spirki Shpandyrya Unknown 1926-11-08