Dick Hyman

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Birthday
8, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1927 (age 91)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known for his proficiency with multiple jazz piano styles. He recorded and contributed to more than 100 albums.

Before Fame

He studied at Columbia University with a break to serve in the Navy where he played in the band.

Trivia

His group the Dick Hyman Trio had a 78 RPM hit with Baubles, Bangles, & Beads, a song that first gained popularity as part of Kismet, the 1953 musical.

Family Life

His uncle was concert pianist Anton Rovinsky who gave him his classical training.

Associated With

He was a regular on NBC's Sing Along with Mitch starring Mitch Miller.