Billy Daniels
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1914

Biography

American performer Billy Daniels is best remembered for his hit recording of Mercer and Arlen's standard "That Old Black Magic." He was also the host of his own television show during the early '50s and a very popular nightclub performer who worked all over the world. Daniels also appeared in a few films, mostly during the '40s and early '50s. He got his start in 1933 while working as a singing waiter in New York. There Erskine Hawkins discovered him and signed Daniels as his featured vocalist. He first appeared on Broadway in 1945 and continued performing in clubs up to his death in 1988. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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