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Hite, Les

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1962 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Pianists, Saxophonist


1903 - Les Hite was born.

         - Les Hite  led a series of significant orchestras.

1930 - He took over Paul Howard's band and it became Sebastian's Cotton Club Orchestra, soon becoming a fixture at L.A.'s Cotton Club for years.

1937 - His big band occasionally toured, it remained based in Los Angeles.

1945 - Hite gradually dropped out of the music business although in his last five years he managed a booking agency.

1962 - Les Hite died.


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