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Ritz Brothers Syllabification: Ritz Broth·ers
Pronunciation: /ˈrits ˌbrəT͟Hərz/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Ritz Brothers in English:

A US song-and-dance comedy trio. The act, developed in 1925, consisted of the Joachim brothers Alfred ( 1901–65), Jimmy ( 1904–85), and Harry ( 1907–86). They appeared in such movies as Sing, Baby, Sing (1936), On the Avenue (1937), and Kentucky Moonshine (1938). After 1965, Jimmy and Harry performed as a duo until 1978.

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