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Jan Garber
Original name: Jacob Charles Garber
Birth: Nov. 5, 1894
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1977
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

Musician. He was billed as the "Idol of the Air Lanes," and organized one of the first bands of the Big Band Era. In the 1930s, he took over the Freddie Large band. Jan composed the band's famous theme song "My Dear." He also composed the popular "We Don't Get Much Money (But We Have a Lot of Fun)." His band was featured in such films as "Here Comes Elmer," and "Make Believe Ballroom." (bio by: Laurie) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Dorothy Sidney Comegys Garber (1907 - 2001)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Park East Cemetery
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Apr 03, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8593557
Jan Garber
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Jan Garber
Added by: David N. Lotz
 
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