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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June 26, 1933: The Kraft Music First Broadcast

 
June 26, 1933: Famous variety program The Kraft Music Hall went on air for first time.

The Kraft Music Hall was a musical-variety program featuring orchestra leader Paul Whiteman and sponsored by  Kraft products. The show changed the name several times, until it finally settled on Kraft Music Hall in 1934. Paul Whiteman remained as the host until December 6, 1935. Paul Whiteman also popular as  "The King of Jazz". He was the pioneer jazz musician at that time.