Claude Gordon

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Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
May 16, 1996 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
May 16, 1996 (80)

About

A trumpet virtuoso whose teaching legacy has been immortalized in the method books he wrote for students.

Before Fame

He began playing cornet at the age of five and performed his first solo with a high school band when he was eight.

Trivia

He was Herbert L. Clarke's protégé for many years.

Family Life

His entire family was comprised of musicians in a variety of disciplines and they performed together as a family orchestra.

Associated With

He participated in the studio orchestras for many famous television shows, including I Love Lucy, a show which starred Lucille Ball.