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John William “Bill” Barber

  • Birth 21 May 1920 Hornell, Steuben County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Jun 2007 Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 20247393

Jazz musician. He is believed to be the first to play modern Jazz on a tuba. His many credits include performances with Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Gigi Gryce, and Gerry Mulligan. He was also featured on various Jazz albums. He was a World War II Army veteran. Cause Of Death: Heart Failure

Bio by: God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~


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  • Originally Created by: God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
  • Added: 3 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20247393
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William “Bill” Barber (21 May 1920–18 Jun 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20247393, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.