Tex Beneke

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Birthday
12, 1914
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
May 30, 2000 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1914
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
May 30, 2000 (86)

About

Soloist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra who appeared on many of their classics, including their famous recording of "In The Mood."

Before Fame

He started playing saxophone at the age of nine and had his first professional gig with the Ben Young band.

Trivia

He sang on the famous song "Chattanooga Choo Choo."

Family Life

His wife Sandra survived him when Beneke passed away in Costa Mesa.

Associated With

Beneke appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.