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Paul Whiteman
Birth: Mar. 28, 1890
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1967
Doylestown
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jazz Musician. Orchestra leader who was called "The King of Jazz" in his time. He was one of the first to combine jazz and orchestral stylings. He performed on his own radio program from 1932 to 1950, and his success allowed him to intoduce and employ many now-reknown jazz musicians and singers such as The Dorsey Brothers, Jack Teagarden and Bing Crosy. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilberforce James Whiteman (1857 - 1939)
  Elfrida Maria Dallison Whiteman (1866 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Livingston (1895 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Livingston Whiteman (1938 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Church of Ewing Cemetery
Ewing
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Thanks for all the great music/recordings. The norwegian people wil, thank you for your work Paul. God bless you now and alway.greatings from all the norwegian people
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 15, 2016
Peace...
- Gil
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
Thank you for all the great music. Your orchestra was and still is the best. You is still loved and missed today. I hope you know it Paul. I really love listen to you and your orchestra.God bless you now and always.
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 6, 2016
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