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Find A Grave - Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery #1 (Louisa)
Fazola, Irving b. December 12, 1912 d. March 20, 1949 Jazz Musician. A clarinetist and saxophonist, he became a New Orleans folk hero. Faz," as the Jazz World knew him, studied clarinet with Jean Paquay, a conservatory-trained musician from Brussels. Paquay had come to New Orleans in 1909 to play in the orchestra at the French Opera House. When he began to give music lessons, one of his students was Irving Prestopnik. Some believe that Paquay's famous student got his nickname from being constantly told to play "Do-re-mi-fa-sol-la ..." Others claim...[Read More] (Bio by: K. Jacob Ruppert) Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery #1 (Louisa), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA Plot: Private