American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Lombardo, Guy Albert 1902-1977. Canadian-born American bandleader remembered for his New Year's Eve performances in New York City.
“When you begin a conversation about the good ol' days with your buddies, she's not going to recognize the name Guy Lombardo... and she most likely never heard him play "Auld Lang Syne" on a New Year's Eve.”
“She went to her two sons, Sal and Paul, who owned and operated a function facility in East Boston called Lombardo's, and shared her plan - to host a free Thanksgiving dinner for seniors.”
“Lombardo" both was his surname and denoted the country to which he belonged.”
“Guy Lombardo, one of the white bandleaders who helped popularize jazz on Fifty-second Street, recalled that for many years “nightclub owners simply refused to break the color line, fearing financial consequences.””
“According to Lombardo, Eddie Davis, on first seeing olive-skinned and swarthy Louis Prima and knowing that he came from New Orleans, had simply assumed that he was a black man.”
““I felt I could talk him into hiring Prima,” Lombardo remembered.”
“Pa., who sponsored the 1924 law severely limiting U.S. immigration by Catholics, Jews and Asians Reed called for "keeping American stock up to the highest standard" supported eugenics, notes Paul Lombardo, author of Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v.”
“Who supported eugenics, and why, was complex," Lombardo says.”
“Making the archives of the journal available allows historians to see just how such questions were tackled a century ago, Lombardo says.”
“That being said, Lombardo added, I don't know where the show for us ends as opposed to the books...”
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