Charlie Biddle

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Birthday
28, 1926
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 4, 2003 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1926
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 4, 2003 (76)

About

Bassist and member of the Order of Canada who was awarded the Prix Calixa-Lavallée in 2003.

Before Fame

He studied bass at Temple University, but went to Montreal on tour with Vernon Isaac's Three Jacks and a Jill in 1948.

Trivia

He promoted and supported jazz music in Montreal, helping to found the Montreal International Jazz Festival, which is one of the largest jazz festivals in the world.

Family Life

He and his wife Constance Marchand raised four children.

Associated With

His name was used for a jazz club which was featured in Bruce Willis's movie The Whole Nine Yards.