Allen Kearns (14 August 1894 – 20 April 1956) was a Canadian-born singer and actor. He was born in Brockville, Ontario, Canada and died in Albany, New York. He played the romantic lead role in several Broadway musicals and is especially remembered for introducing two hit songs by George and Ira Gershwin: "'S Wonderful" (from Funny Face, 1927) and "Embraceable You" (from Girl Crazy, 1930).
Birth and Death Data: Born August 14th, 1894 (Brockville), Died April 20th, 1956 (Albany)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CVE-50622||12-in.||3/11/1929||Test of Frank Crumit and Allen Kearns||Frank Crumit ; Allen Kearns||Male vocal duet||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kearns, Allen," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116703.
Kearns, Allen. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116703.
"Kearns, Allen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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