Sunday, August 18, 2013

Episode #9: Ada "Bricktop" Smith


F. Scott Fitzgerald said his real claim to fame was not penning “This Side of Paradise” or “The Great Gatsby,” but rather discovering Bricktop before Cole Porter. Tune-in to discover more about Ada “Bricktop” Smith, “Cabaret Queen of Paris and Rome.”



1 comment:

yukiko said...

Bricktop's father was Irish and her mother was black. She got her freckles,red hair and fair skin from her Irish father. This is why she was nicknamed Bricktop.

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