Herb Jeffries

Herb Jeffries

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 25 May 2014 (aged 100)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Lake View East Columbarium
Memorial ID 130434561 · View Source
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Singer, Actor. Jeffries made his first appearance in the movie "Harlem on the Prairie", as a singing cowboy. He was dubbed "The Bronze Buckaroo" and would go on to perform in three other westerns aimed at black audiences. He was an original member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and was the vocalist on the 1940 song "Flamingo". Jeffries received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004, on his 93rd birthday. He died of heart failure at the age of 100.

Bio by: MillieBelle


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  • Originally Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 26 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 130434561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herb Jeffries (24 Sep 1913–25 May 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130434561, citing Hollywood Forever, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .