Whiteman, Paul

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Born: Mar 28, 1891 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Conductors, Musicians


1890 - Paul was born on the 28th of March.

 

1918 - Started a jazz influenced dance band which beacame popular in San Francisco, California.

 

1920 - Moved to New York with his band and started making recordings under Victor records.

 

1920 - 1930 - Dubbed as "The King of Jazz". - His works were not considered as jazz by later generations but his music developed the history of jazz.

 

1926 - He recorded Hoagy Carmichael singing and playing Washboard Blues to the accompaniment of his orchestra.

 

1931 - He married motion picture actress Margaret Livingston.

 

1967 - He died on the 29th of December in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

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