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Bikel, Theodore

LC control no.n 85136847
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingBikel, Theodore
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Variant(s)Bikel, Theodor Meir, 1924-2015
Bikel, Theo, 1924-2015
Bickel, Theodore, 1924-2015
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1924-05-02
Death date2015-07-21
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Field of activityActing Singing
Profession or occupationActors Singers
Found inFavorite Yiddish songs, 1986: CIP t.p. (introd. by Theodore Bikel)
Baker, 8th ed. (Bikel, Theodore; b. May 2, 1924, Vienna; Austrian-born American singer and actor)
IMDb, Dec. 9, 2009 (Theodore Bikel; b. May 2, 1924, Vienna, Austria; birth name: Theodor Meir Bikel; nickname: Theo)
London, Jack. Call of the wild [SR], 2013 : publisher supplied information (Narrated by Theodore Bickel)
New York times WWW site, viewed July 22, 2015 (in obituary published July 21: Theodore Bikel; b. Theodor Meir Bikel, May 2, 1924, Vienna; when he was 13, his family moved to Palestine; in 1946, he left the kibbutz where he was living to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London; made his Broadway debut in 1955; became a U.S. citizen in 1961; d. Tuesday [July 21, 2015], Los Angeles, aged 91; multilingual troubadour, character actor, and social activist who created the role of Baron von Trapp in the original Broadway production of The sound of music and toured for decades as Tevye in Fiddler on the roof; sang in 21 languages, from medieval Spanish to Zulu, in addition to his roles in theater, television, and films)
Associated languageeng