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Flanagan, Bud [real name Chaim Reuben Weintrop] (1896-1968), comedian and singer

Sid Colin and David Goldie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33159

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Flanagan, Bud [real name Chaim Reuben Weintrop] (1896-1968), comedian and singer, was born on 14 November 1896 in Hanbury Street, London, the fifth son and the youngest of the ten children of Polish immigrants, Wolf Weintrop, the owner of a barber's shop and tobacconist's in Whitechapel, and his wife, Yetta, ...

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