George Olsen

George Olsen
1893 - 1971

George Olsen  American Musician

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George Olsen passed away on 18th Mar 1971 aged 78.


George Olsen was previously married to Ethel Shutta (1929 - 1936).


George Olsen is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American musicians, Musicians from Portland, Oregon and 20th-century conductors (music).


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First Name George
Last Name Olsen
Full Name at Birth George Edward Olsen, Sr.
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th March, 1893
Birthplace Portland, Oregon
Died 18th March, 1971
Place of Death Paramus, New Jersey
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Michigan
Occupation Text Bandleader, Musician
Occupation Musician
Music Genre (Text) Swing music, big band
Instrument (text) Drums
Record Label Victor
Associated Acts George Olsen and His Music, Ethel Shutta, Orville Knapp Orchestra

George Edward Olsen, Sr. (March 18, 1893 - March 18, 1971) was an American band-leader. Born in Portland, Oregon, he played the drums and attended the University of Michigan, where he was drum major. Here he formed his band, George Olsen and his Music, which continued in the Portland area. He then made the cross-county transition to Broadway, appearing in Kid Boots, the Ziegfeld Follies of 1924, and Good News.

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George Olsen78 PiscesMusician
Ethel Shutta79 SagittariusActress


George Jr.Male
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Morals for Women1931Orchestra LeaderMovie
Follow Thru1930Bandleader (as George Olsen and His Band)Movie
Happy Days1929HimselfMovie




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