Lenny Hambro

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Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 26, 1995 (71)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 26, 1995 (71)

About

Saxophonist and journeyman who recorded more than eighty sessions and served as manager and assistant leader of the New Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Before Fame

He spent much of his early life living out of his suitcase after his parents passed away and went on to perform in Gene Krupa's band and gain notoriety for other collaborative work.

Trivia

He became a musical director after having a stroke, but helped revive the ball room dancing and swing movements in Atlantic City by booking musicians.

Family Life

In 1960 Hambro married singer Lynn Michels and they raised two sons.

Associated With

The New Glenn Miller Orchestra performed at one of John F. Kennedy's inauguration balls in 1961.