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Isidore Barbarin

  • Birth 24 Sep 1871 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 1960 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Tomb # 218
  • Memorial ID 9431831

Jazz Musician. He played trumpet and mellophone in the Excelsior and later the Onward Brass Band, which was one of the most renown brass band in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1900 until the end of World War I. He was also a driver of the horse-drawn buggies that undertakers used as hearses until automobiles arrived. Jazz legend Louis Armstrong referred to him as "Pops.

Bio by: Tom Denardo


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 7 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9431831
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isidore Barbarin (24 Sep 1871–12 Jun 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9431831, citing Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .