Johnny Raducanu

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Birthday
1, 1931
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Sep 19, 2011 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1931
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Sep 19, 2011 (79)

About

Mr. Jazz of Romania. He profoundly impacted future generations of Romanian jazz musicians. He founded the Romanian Jazz School.

Before Fame

He first played the double bass when he was 19, but soon switched over to piano.

Trivia

He served as president of the Romanian Jazz Federation.

Family Life

He was born into a family whose musical roots stretched back to the 17th century.

Associated With

He was made an honorary member of New Orleans' Louis Armstrong Academy.