Al Hirt

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Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Apr 27, 1999 (76)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Apr 27, 1999 (76)

About

New Orleans trumpeter who recorded the Dixieland hit "Java" in 1964.

Before Fame

He started playing during horse races when he was sixteen and would continue to do so for over sixty years.

Trivia

Many people referred to him as The Round Mound of Sound.

Family Life

He married to Mary Patureau on August 13, 1942, then to Zide Jahncke on March 17, 1984, and then to Beverly Essel Hirt on December 29, 1990.

Associated With

She created the theme song to The Green Hornet, in which Bruce Lee starred.