Pops Foster

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Birthday
19, 1892
Birthplace
Baton Rouge, LA
Death Date
Oct 29, 1969 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1892
Birthplace
Baton Rouge, LA
Death Date
Oct 29, 1969 (77)

About

Known for his vigorous bass playing and for his collaborations with many famous jazzmen in the 1940s.

Before Fame

He was performing professionally by the age of fifteen and was working with many prominent hot bands around that time.

Trivia

He played with a small band led by Earl Hines in the 1960s, one of his last big gigs.

Family Life

He married Bertha Foster in 1912 and was later remarried to his wife Alma in 1936; they were together for almost forty years.

Associated With

He played with Louis Armstrong for almost a decade in New York during the 1930s.