Definition of Jolson, Al in English:

Jolson, Al

proper noun

  • (1886–1950), Russian-born US singer, film actor, and comedian; born Asa Yoelson. He made the Gershwin song “Swanee” his trademark and appeared in the first full-length talking movie, The Jazz Singer, in 1927.

Pronunciation

Jolson, Al

/ˈjōlsən/ /ˈdʒoʊlsən/