Pete Fountain

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Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Aug 6, 2016 (86)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Aug 6, 2016 (86)

About

Famed clarinetist who was known for his appearances on The Lawrence Welk Show and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Before Fame

He was a sickly child who constantly battled respiratory infections.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in March 2007.

Family Life

He had three children named Kevin, Jeffrey, and Dahra.

Associated With

He had a friendly rivalry with trumpeter Al Hirt.