Manny Klein

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Birthday
4, 1908
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 31, 1994 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1908
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 31, 1994 (86)

About

Famous swing musician who was known for his ability to co-opt a variety of playing styles.

Before Fame

He started playing with Paul Whiteman, but moved on to work with other bands in the 1930s.

Trivia

He contributed to many recordings, including 'Concerto In C Minor For Piano' by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

Klein played piccolo trumpet for the main theme for the movie The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, which starred Clint Eastwood.