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Voice Of Nestle Commercials Dies

Jimmy Nelson, a ventriloquist who was the voice of Humphrey Higsbye, Farfel and Danny O’Da, has died. Nelson and his wooden partners made 120 commercials for Nestle all ending with a memorable jingle: Danny sang “N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestlé’s makes the very best,” and Farfel added, “Chaw-klit!” At the final syllable, his mouth snapped shut. “The three turned this ditty into a world-famous jingle that remained beloved by audiences for more than 10 years,” Heather Taylor wrote on the Advertising Week 360 website in 2017, according to The New York Times.

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