Teddy Stauffer
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Teddy Stauffer
Teddy Stauffer
Ernst Heinrich Stauffer
Ernest Henry Stauffer
Teddy-Stauffer-Septett
Born(1909-05-02)May 2, 1909
Murten, Switzerland
DiedAugust 27, 1991(1991-08-27) (aged 82)
Acapulco, Mexico
GenresJazz
  • Bandleader
  • musician
  • actor
  • nightclub owner
  • restaurateur
Instruments
  • Violin
  • saxophone

Ernst Heinrich "Teddy" Stauffer (May 2, 1909 - August 27, 1991) was a Swiss bandleader, musician, actor, nightclub owner, and restaurateur. He was dubbed Germany's "swing-king" of the 1930s. He formed the band known as the Teddies (also known as the Original Teddies or the International Teddies), which continued on after he left in 1941.[1]

Life and career

Annual trips to St. Moritz and Arosa, and also a guest appearance in London, were responsible for the international fame of the Teddies band. Until 1939, he appeared with his Original Teddies-Band especially in Berlin and Hamburg. With his jazzy swing music, however, Stauffer increasingly got in trouble with the Reichsmusikkammer.[2]

Further reading

  • Stauffer, Teddy, Forever is a Hell of a Long Time: An Autobiography (1976) ISBN 0-8092-8089-2

References

  1. ^ Deane L. Root (ed.). "Original Teddies". Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press.(subscription required)
  2. ^ [1]

External links


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