Hoagy Carmichael  American Composer

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Hoagy Carmichael passed away on 27th Dec 1981 aged 82.


Hoagy Carmichael was previously married to Wanda McKay (1976 - 1981) and Ruth Meinardi (1935 - 1955).

Hoagy Carmichael had 2 children, Hoagy Bix and Randy.


Hoagy Carmichael is a 82 year old American Composer. Born Hoagland Howard Carmichael on 22nd November, 1899 in Bloomington, Indiana, he is famous for Stardust in a career that spans 1918–1981. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Hoagy Carmichael is a member of the following lists: Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters, Musicians from Bloomington, Indiana and American male composers.


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Dating History

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Hoagy Carmichael82 ScorpioComposer
Wanda McKay80 CancerActress
Ruth Meinardi-


Hoagy Bix


Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Uncle WalterTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Willie MeekerTV Show
The Man Who Bought Paradise1965Mr. LeoniTV Movie
Burke's Law1963Carl Baker, 'Jango' JordanTV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963TV Show
Laramie1959JonesyTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957NarratorTV Show
Playhouse 901956Marty DixTV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956FrazierTV Show
Climax!1954JazzmanTV Show
Belles on Their Toes1952Thomas George BrackenMovie
The Las Vegas Story1952HappyMovie
The Gulf Playhouse1952TV Show
Young Man with a Horn1950Willie 'Smoke' WilloughbyMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950SamTV Show
Johnny Holiday1949Hoagy CarmichaelMovie
Night Song1947ChickMovie
Canyon Passage1946Hi LinnetMovie
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Butch EngleMovie
Johnny Angel1945Celestial O'BrienMovie
To Have and Have Not1944CricketMovie
Topper1937Hoagy - Piano Player (uncredited)Movie
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wjerryzMay 13

A wonderful musician and someone you will never forget. Especially him in movies

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    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship20 yrs
    Shortest Relationship5 yrs, 11 mths
    Average Relationship Length12 yrs, 11 mths
    First Name Hoagy
    Last Name Carmichael
    Full Name at Birth Hoagland Howard Carmichael
    Age 82 (age at death) years
    Birthday 22nd November, 1899
    Birthplace Bloomington, Indiana
    Died 27th December, 1981
    Place of Death Rancho Mirage, California
    Cause of Death heart attack
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Brown - Dark
    Zodiac Sign Scorpio
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    University Indiana University
    Occupation Text songwriter, singer, actor
    Occupation Composer
    Claim to Fame Stardust
    Music Genre (Text) Musical films, popular songs
    Music Genre Jazz, Piano
    Year(s) Active 1918–1981
    Music Style Vocal, Early Jazz, Popular Music Entry, Standards, Traditional Pop, Tin Pan Alley Pop, Show Tunes, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen
    Music Mood Sentimental, Reserved, Soothing, Poignant, Calm/Peaceful, Sweet, Sophisticated, Intimate, Springlike, Refined/Mannered, Gentle, Wistful, Reflective, Innocent, Elegant, Stylish, Cheerful, Romantic
    Instrument Piano, Vocals, Composer
    Instrument (text) Piano, vocals
    Associated Acts Sidney Arodin, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Bix Biederbecke, Ray Charles, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Helen Forrest, Harry James, Spike Jones, Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Dinah Shore, Paul Whiteman, Bix Beiderbecke
    Official Websites www.hoagy.com/, http://www.hoagy.com/catalogue.htm
    Friend Victor Fleming, Johnny Mercer, Paul Whiteman, Arleen Whelan
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