Tommy Dorsey

Big Band Music, Tommy Dorsey
1905 - 1956

Tommy Dorsey  American Jazz Musician


Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship22 yrs
Average Relationship Length7 yrs, 7 mths
Rumored Relationships3
First Name Tommy
Last Name Dorsey
Full Name at Birth Thomas Francis Dorsey
Alternative Name The Gentleman of Swing, The sentimental gentleman of swing.
Age 51 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th November, 1905
Birthplace Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Died 26th November, 1956
Place of Death Greenwich, Connecticut
Cause of Death Died From Choking
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Trombonist, Trumpeter, Composer, And Bandleader
Occupation Jazz Musician
Claim to Fame Songs "Marie" and "Sunny Side of the Street"
Music Genre (Text) Big band, Swing, Jazz, swing, jazz
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1920s-1956
Music Style Big Band, Swing, Sweet Bands
Music Mood Cheerful, Energetic, Carefree, Amiable/Good-Natured, Joyous, Rousing, Playful, Sentimental, Innocent, Elegant, Sophisticated, Rollicking, Romantic, Fun, Stylish, Refined/Mannered, Passionate
Instrument Trombone, Leader
Instrument (text) Trombone, Trumpet, Cornet, trumpet, cornet
Record Label RCA Victor, Brunswick, Decca, OKeh, Columbia
Associated Acts The California Ramblers, Jimmy Dorsey, Jean Goldkette, Paul Whiteman, Frank Sinatra, Buddy DeFranco, Buddy Rich, Jo Stafford, Connie Haines, Glenn Miller, Boswell Sisters, Dick Haymes, Gene Krupa, Sy Oliver, Nelson Riddle, The Pied Pipers
Father Thomas Francis Dorsey Sr.
Mother Theresa Langton Dorsey
Brother Jimmy Dorsey, Edward Dorsey
Sister Tess Dorsey, Mary Dorsey
Friend Buddy Berigan, Yvonne King, Donna King, Alyce King, Luise King, Jo Stafford, Lynn Roberts, Jackie Gleason, Buddy Rich, Linda Darnell, Susan Hayward, Johnny Mercer, Paul Whiteman, Fred Rich, Joe Venuti, Skitch Henderson, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Cahn
Associated People Marie McDonald
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Tommy Dorsey51 ScorpioJazz Musician
Jane Dorsey79 ScorpioDancer
Patricia Dane75 LeoActress
Carole Landis29 CapricornActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Mildred Kraft-
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Candy Toxton80 ScorpioActress
Denise Parker42 SagittariusSports Star


Female11th April, 192591 years old
Tom "Skipper"
Male9th September, 193085 years old
Catherine Susan
FemaleNovember, 194966 years old


Stage Show1954 Co-host (1954-55) TV Show
Disc Jockey1951 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Universal Name Band Musical 7301: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra1951 Tommy Dorsey Short Film
A Song Is Born1948 Tommy Dorsey Movie
The Fabulous Dorseys1947 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Thrill of a Romance1945 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Broadway Rhythm1944 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Girl Crazy1943 Tommy Dorsey Movie
I Dood It1943 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Presenting Lily Mars1943 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Swing Fever1943 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Ship Ahoy1942 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Birth of the Blues1941 Tommy Dorsey Movie
Las Vegas Nights1941 Tommy Dorsey Movie
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misscowMay 17, 2010

Hello Jimmy Dorsey love that song Tangerine also, Green Eyes . Beautiful work on both songs ..

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