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 Pete Candoli

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Pete Candoli Famous memorial

Birth
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death
11 Jan 2008 (aged 84)
Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Murmuring Trees section, Map #G51, Lot 8903, Single Ground Interment Space 1
Memorial ID
23995480 View Source

Jazz Musician. He was born Walter Joseph Candoli in Mishawaka, Indiana. An acclaimed trumpeter, Candoli started playing at the age of thirteen and would later work with some of the greatest Big Bands of the 1940s including Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Charlie Barnet. During the 1950s, he would establish himself as a reputable studio musician for such greats as Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Judy Garland. His instrumental contributions could be heard in numerous television programs and films. In addition to performing, he was also an accomplished arranger and composer. His younger brother Conte Candoli was also a renown trumpeter with whom he would tour. He was formerly married to actresses Vicky Lane, Betty Hutton and Edie Adams. He died from prostate cancer.

Jazz Musician. He was born Walter Joseph Candoli in Mishawaka, Indiana. An acclaimed trumpeter, Candoli started playing at the age of thirteen and would later work with some of the greatest Big Bands of the 1940s including Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Charlie Barnet. During the 1950s, he would establish himself as a reputable studio musician for such greats as Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Judy Garland. His instrumental contributions could be heard in numerous television programs and films. In addition to performing, he was also an accomplished arranger and composer. His younger brother Conte Candoli was also a renown trumpeter with whom he would tour. He was formerly married to actresses Vicky Lane, Betty Hutton and Edie Adams. He died from prostate cancer.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 16 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 23995480
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23995480/pete-candoli: accessed ), memorial page for Pete Candoli (28 Jun 1923–11 Jan 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 23995480, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .