Charlie Kunz

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Birthday
18, 1896
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 16, 1958 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
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18, 1896
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 16, 1958 (61)

About

Jazz musician and bandleader associated with the English dance band genre. In 1934, he began his solo career as a pianist and earned recognition for his uniquely accented playing style.

Before Fame

He began his professional musical career at the age of six.

Trivia

His most popular piano tunes included "Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie" and "Pink Elephants."

Family Life

He grew up in Pennsylvania and later settled in England. His three marriages -- to Amanda Dysher, Nin Lloyd, and Pat Sparkes -- produced a total of three sons.

Associated With

He and renowned singer Vera Lynn performed with the same British dance band.