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Performer Adelaide Hall and her husband/manager, Bert Hicks, owned a nightclub in Montmartre called La Grosse Pomme. It became a mecca for the rich and famous bohemians. Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, with their Quintette du Hot Club de France, were the resident band and Adelaide would perform nightly at the club. Maurice Chevalier, Marlene Dietrich and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor were regular patrons.

Performer Adelaide Hall and her husband/manager, Bert Hicks, owned a nightclub in Montmartre called La Grosse Pomme. It became a mecca for the rich and famous bohemians. Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, with their Quintette du Hot Club de France, were the resident band and Adelaide would perform nightly at the club. Maurice Chevalier, Marlene Dietrich and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor were regular patrons.