Freddie Stewart
Date of Birth
May 25, 1921
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Freddie Stewart was a swing-era singer and, briefly, a B-movie leading man whose career took him from some of New York's poorest neighborhoods to the top swing band in the country and, for a time, to Hollywood. Born Morris Joseph Lazar, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, he was drawn to music and performing from an early age and later started singing. As a...