Woody Herman

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Birthday
16, 1913
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Oct 29, 1987 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1913
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Oct 29, 1987 (74)

About

Popular 1930s and 1940s bandleader who was also a singer, saxophonist, and clarinetist. He worked a lot with Isham Jones.

Before Fame

He started playing saxophone when he was twelve years old and played his first gigs with The Band That Plays The Blues.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Family Life

He married a woman named Charlotte in 1936.

Associated With

One of the bands he played with appeared in the movie New Orleans with Louis Armstrong.