in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Performing Arts; Blues; Jazz; Dance; Conducting; Voice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1095 words.
Lewis, Ted (06 June 1890–25 August 1971), entertainer, musician, and bandleader, was born Theodore Leopold Friedman in rural Circleville, Ohio, the son of an owner of a dry goods store...