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Herbie Mann
Original name: Herbert Jay Solomon
Birth: Apr. 16, 1930, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 2003, USA

Jazz Musician. Born Herbert Solomon in Brooklyn in 1930, he started his career when he was 15, playing in groups at Catskill Mountain resorts for the summer. He studied saxophone but preferred flute. In the 1950s, after three years in the Army playing with the Army Band in Trieste, Italy, Mann toured France and Scandinavia. Family of Mann, formed in 1973, played world music before it was called that. Mann's best-selling Memphis Underground was a founding recording of fusion. At the age of 70, he put out a CD called Eastern European Roots. His last live gig was May 3 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. (bio by: anonymus) 

Cause of death: Prostate cancer
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: anonymus
Record added: Jul 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7646392
Herbie Mann
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