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Skitch Henderson
Original name: Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson
Birth: Jan. 27, 1918
Norman County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2005
New Milford
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Band Leader, Conductor. Grammy Award-winning conductor and founder of the New York Pops. He was also the first band leader of TV's "Tonight" show. His nickname, "Skitch," shortened from "the sketch kid," was given to him by actor-crooner Bing Crosby
Family links: 
  Joseph Henderson (1873 - 1956)
  Josephine Demarr Scheie Henderson (1877 - 1920)
  Faye Margaret Emerson (1917 - 1983)
  Ruth Einsiedel Henderson (1930 - 2014)*
  Hazel Lucile Henderson Hoffman (1904 - 1984)*
  Ernest Byron Henderson (1905 - 1993)*
  Herbert Woodrow Henderson (1912 - 1993)*
  Grace Imogene Henderson Tiikkainen (1914 - 2000)*
  Skitch Henderson (1918 - 2005)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Natural causes
Hunt Hill Farm
New Milford
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Specifically: Private property burial
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Nov 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12236762
Skitch Henderson
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