Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo, known as Russ Columbo, was an American baritone, songwriter, violinist and actor. He is famous for romantic ballads such as his signature tune “You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love” and his own compositions “Prisoner of Love” and “Too Beautiful For Words.”
|Birth name:||Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolpho Colombo|
|Born:||January 14, 1908, Camden, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Died:||September 2, 1934, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||Jazz, popular music|
|Occupation(s):||Actor, singer, violinist|
|Instruments:||Violin, baritone voice|
|IMDb:||Russ Columbo’s IMDb|
About Russ Columbo
American singer, violinist, and actor known for his signature song “You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love.”
He dropped out of high school at age seventeen to go on tour and play in nightclubs.
He was killed when his friend Lansing Brown accidentally shot him.
He had eleven brothers and sisters.
He was a personal friend of Bing Crosby’s.
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