Johnny Hartman

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Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Sep 15, 1983 (60)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Sep 15, 1983 (60)

About

Louisiana-born jazz singer. He recorded numerous solo jazz ballads and also collaborated with legendary saxophonist John Coltrane on a 1963 album.

Before Fame

He attended Chicago Musical College in the late 1930s and early 1940s. In 1946, he was discovered by jazz pianist Earl Hines.

Trivia

His debut solo album, Songs from the Heart, was released in 1955.

Family Life

He was born in Houma, Louisiana and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

Associated With

He toured in 1948 with Dizzy Gillespie's jazz band.

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