Russ Columbo

Russ Columbo
1908 - 1934

Russ Columbo  American Singer


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Russ Columbo was in relationships with Carole Lombard (1933 - 1934), Sally Blane (1933), Hannah Williams (1933), Dorothy Dell (1931 - 1932), Loretta Young and Lupe Velez.

Russ Columbo had encounters with Pola Negri (1932) and Greta Garbo.


American Singer Russ Columbo was born Ruggerio Eugenio di Rudolpho Colombo on 14th January, 1908 in Camden, New Jersey, USA and passed away on 2nd Sep 1934 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 26. He is most remembered for Too Beautiful for Words. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Russ Columbo is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American pop singers and American male singers.


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Dating6 1 year, 1 month 4 months, 7 days 1 year
Encounter2 - - -
Total8 1 year, 1 month 3 months, 5 days 1 year


First Name Russ
Middle Name Eugenio di Rodolfo
Last Name Columbo
Full Name at Birth Ruggerio Eugenio di Rudolpho Colombo
Age 26 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th January, 1908
Birthplace Camden, New Jersey, USA
Died 2nd September, 1934
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Accidental Shooting
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature His Voice
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Actor, Musician
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Too Beautiful for Words
Music Genre (Text) Solo-country, Jazz, popular music
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1921–1934, 1921–34
Music Style Easy Listening, Orchestral Pop, Vocal Pop, Popular Music Entry, Tin Pan Alley Pop
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Refined/Mannered, Romantic, Sentimental, Bright, Relaxed, Elegant, Confident, Sweet, Precious, Reserved, Smooth, Warm, Carefree, Whimsical, Freewheeling, Sugary, Naive, Fun, Light, Gleeful
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Violin, baritone voice
Official Websites,,,
Father Nicola Colombo
Mother Giulia (Julia) Colombo
Friend Bing Crosby

Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo (January 14, 1908 – September 2, 1934), known as Russ Columbo, was an American baritone, songwriter, violinist and actor. He is famous for romantic ballads such as his signature tune "You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love" and his own compositions "Prisoner of Love" and "Too Beautiful For Words."

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Russ Columbo26 CapricornSinger
Carole Lombard33 LibraActress
Hannah Williams61 CancerSinger
Sally Blane87 CancerActress
Pola Negri90 CapricornActress
Dorothy Dell19 AquariusActress
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Loretta Young87 CapricornActress


Moulin Rouge1934Russ ColumboMovie
Wake Up and Dream1934Paul ScottiMovie
Broadway Thru a Keyhole1933Clark BrianMovie
That Goes Double1933Russ ColumboShort Film
Hell Bound1931SingerMovie
The Texan1930Singing Cowboy at Campfire (uncredited)Movie
Dynamite1929Singing Mexican Prisoner (uncredited)Movie
The Wolf Song1929Ambrosio GuiterrezMovie
Street Girl1929Violinist - Gus Arnheim and His Ambassaors (uncredited)Movie
Wonder of Women1929Movie
Gus Arnhein and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra1928Violin player (uncredited)Short Film
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