May 3, 1930
JULES LANDE was born in Pennsylvania on June 6, 1896 to Marcus and Dora Lande. Thew oldest child, by 1910 their were four siblings, Louis, Annie, Sadie, and Manny.
He trained as a violinist and was on radio as early as 1925, appearing on Philadelphia's WIP. He had moved to New York and was leading a band by February of 1928. On the 10th of that month he took his band to Camden NJ to play at Convention Hall for the Knights of Columbus.
1930 he was leading an orchestra at one of the top hotels in New York
City, the Hotel Sherry-
For at least six years beginning in 1930, Jules Lande was regularly featured on the NBC radio network throughout the east and midwest. In October of 1930 he was billed as "The Troubadour of the Vioin" and paired with tenor Morton Rowe.
In 1955 he partnered with pianist Gleb Yellin in a piano-violin duo that appeared for over a year at the NYC nightclub, Paul's Polonaise. While there, according to columnist Dorothy Kilgallen, the duo became a favorite of actress Marilyn Monroe. Jules Lande retired to Pinellas County, Florida where he passed on March 5, 1975..
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