Bill Coleman

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Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 24, 1981 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 24, 1981 (77)

About

1974 recipient of the National Order of Merit in France for his musical contributions.

Before Fame

He worked as a messenger for the Western Union telegraph company and went on to work with many different amateur bands.

Trivia

He performed in Bombay in 1936 with Leon Abbey's Orchestra.

Family Life

His family moved to Cincinnati when he was five years old.

Associated With

While living in Paris in 1935, Coleman collaborated with Django Reinhardt.