Not to be confused with the New York based musical duo Sofi Tukker (2010s) Sophie Tucker (January 13, 1886, Russia - February 9, 1966, New York City, USA) was an international star of vaudeville, music halls, and later film, performing in both Yiddish and English in a career that spanned over fifty years. Tucker was also referred to as "The Last Of The Red-Hot Mamas".
Sophie Tucker (born Sofia Kalish; January 13, 1886 – February 9, 1966) was an American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality. Known for her powerful delivery of comical and risqué songs, she was one of the most popular entertainers in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century. She was known by the nickname "the Last of the Red-Hot Mamas".