Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

American jazz musician, band leader
Jazz clarinetist who rose to become the pre-eminent swing bandleader of the 1930s, with an empire that launched many an act.
BornMay 30, 1909
HometownChicago, Illinois, United States of America
Height6'5" (1.96m)
SpouseAlice Hammond Duckworth (m 1942 - 1978)
ChildrenBenji Goodman , Rachel Goodman
ParentsDavid Goodman , Dora Grisinsky
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