Paul Whiteman

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Paul Whiteman

Original Name Paul Samuel Whiteman
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Death 29 Dec 1967 (aged 77)
Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Ewing, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 1095 · View Source
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Jazz Musician. He was an orchestra leader who was called "The King of Jazz" in his time. 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 introduce and employ many renown jazz musicians and singers such as The Dorsey Brothers, Jack Teagarden and Bing Crosby.

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  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 1095
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Whiteman (28 Mar 1890–29 Dec 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 1095, citing First Presbyterian Church of Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .