Eddy Duchin

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Birthday
1, 1909
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Feb 9, 1951 (41)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1909
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Feb 9, 1951 (41)

About

American pianist and bandleader who tragically died from leukemia in 1951. He is remembered for popular songs like 1938's Ol' Man Mose.

Before Fame

He was a pharmacist before becoming a full-time musician.

Trivia

He was the center of controversy after some listeners mistook the lyric "bucket" in his song Ol' Man Mose for a curse word.

Family Life

His parents Tillie and Frank were Jewish immigrants.

Associated With

His biggest hit, Ol' Man Mose, was originally performed by Louis Armstrong.