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Ada ‘‘Bricktop’’ Smith


Aug 14, 1894

Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia "Bricktop" Smith was born in Alderson

1924

Ada "Bricktop" Smith performed in Paris

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1926

Ada "Bricktop" Smith opened a Paris club called the Music Box

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1929

Ada "Bricktop" Smith married Peter Duconge

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1931

Ada "Bricktop" Smith opened a larger Bricktop's club

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1932

Cole Porter performed at Bricktop's club

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1938

Ada "Bricktop" Smith made radio broadcast in France

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1970

Ada "Bricktop" Smith recorded her only recording, "So Long, Baby," with Cy Colemen

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1983

Ada "Bricktop" Smith published her autobiography

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Jan 31, 1984

Ada "Bricktop" Smith died in New York City

Nov 16, 2013

Ada "Bricktop" Smith was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.

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