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 Kenneth W. Griffin

Kenneth W. Griffin

Birth
Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Death 11 Dec 1956 (aged 46)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 3607 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Columbia, Missouri, he was a popular instrumental organ player. In the 1940s, his career took off while playing at the Rivoli Café in Aurora, Illinois which was broadcasted on radio station WMRO. He recorded albums for Columbia Records to include "Lost in a Cloud", "Ken Griffin Styled Organ", "67 Melody Lane" and the hit single "You Can't Be True, Dear" (1948) which sold over 3.5 million copies. He died of a heart attack at age 46 in Chicago, Illinois.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Sep 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth W. Griffin (28 Dec 1909–11 Dec 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3607, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .