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 Ted Weems

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Ted Weems

  • Original Name Wilfred Theodore
  • Birth 26 Sep 1901 Pitcairn, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 6 May 1963 Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Block 11, Lot 409
  • Memorial ID 13498382

Jazz Bandleader. With his "Ted Weems Orchestra", he had his first hit in 1925 with the song "Piccolo Pete". Popular in the 1930s, they appeared on many radio shows, and was the first band to include future singing star Perry Como. Other hits include "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" (1939 with Perry Como) and "Heartaches" (1947 with Elmo Tanner).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ginny M
  • Added: 2 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13498382
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ted Weems (26 Sep 1901–6 May 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13498382, citing Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .