Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman
1909 - 1986

Benny Goodman  Russian Clarinetist

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Benny Goodman passed away on 13th Jun 1986 aged 77. His last relationship was when Alice Hammond Duckworth and Benny Goodman were married for 35 years before Alice Hammond Duckworth died aged 73.

Relationships

Benny Goodman was previously married to Alice Hammond Duckworth (1942 - 1978).

He was also in relationships with Lana Turner.

Benny Goodman had 2 children, Rachel (73) and Benji (70).

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Benny Goodman is a 77 year old Russian Clarinetist. Born Benjamin David Goodman on 30th May, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, he is famous for Theme Songs: "Let`s Dance" and "Goodbye" in a career that spans 1926–86. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Benny Goodman is a member of the following lists: Benny Goodman Orchestra members, 20th-century American musicians and National Radio Hall of Fame inductees.

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Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship36 yrs, 1 mth
Shortest Relationship36 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length18 yrs
First Name Benny
Last Name Goodman
Full Name at Birth Benjamin David Goodman
Alternative Name King of Swing, "King of Swing", "The Professor", "Patriarch of the Clarinet", "Swing's Senior Statesman"
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th May, 1909
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 13th June, 1986
Place of Death New York, New York
Cause of Death heart attack
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Russian
Occupation Text Musician, bandleader, songwriter
Occupation Clarinetist
Claim to Fame Theme Songs: "Let`s Dance" and "Goodbye"
Music Genre (Text) Swing, big band
Music Genre Jazz, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1926–86
Music Style Big Band, Swing, Sweet Bands, Classical
Music Mood Elegant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Confident, Joyous, Rousing, Energetic, Exuberant, Warm, Carefree, Sophisticated, Stylish, Laid-Back/Mellow, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Playful, Gleeful, Sentimental, Freewheeling, Fun, Bright
Instrument Clarinet, Bandleader
Instrument (text) Clarinet
Official Websites www.bennygoodman.com/, http://www.bennygoodman.com
Friend Johnny Mercer, Gene Krupa, Fred Rich, Joe Venuti, John Hammond, Glenn Miller

Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as the "King of Swing".

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Benny Goodman77 GeminiClarinetist
Russian
Alice Hammond Duckworth73
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
RachelFemale2nd May, 194373 years old
BenjiFemaleApril, 194670 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
African Patrol1957SparkeyTV Show
A Song Is Born1948Professor MagenbruchMovie
Make Mine Music1946Benny GoodmanMovie
Sweet and Low-Down1944Leader of His BandMovie
The Road to Victory1944Benny Goodman (uncredited)Short Film
The Shining Future1944Benny GoodmanShort Film
Stage Door Canteen1943Conductor of the Benny Goodman OrchestraMovie
The Gang's All Here1943Benny GoodmanMovie
The Powers Girl1943Orchestra ConductorMovie
Syncopation1942Benny GoodmanMovie
Birth of the Blues1941Benny GoodmanMovie
Hollywood Hotel1937Leader of His OrchestraMovie
The Big Broadcast of 19371936Benny GoodmanMovie
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