Stan Getz

Stan Getz
1927 - 1991
Stan Getz  American Saxophone

Stan Getz dating history


Stan Getz was previously married to Monica Silfverskiold (1956 - 1987) and Beverly Byrne (1946 - 1956).

Stan Getz was in a relationship with Gloria Pall (1955).

Stan Getz had encounters with Lionel Hampton and John Coltrane.


American Saxophinist Stan Getz was born Stanley Gayetzby on 2nd February, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and passed away on 6th Jun 1991 Malibu, California aged 64. He is most remembered for The Girl From Ipanema. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

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Relationship Statistics

Married2 31 years, 6 months 20 years, 10 months 10 years, 2 months
Dating1 67 years, 1 month - -
Encounter2 - - -
Total5 67 years, 1 month 21 years, 9 months 10 years, 2 months


First Name Stan
Last Name Getz
Full Name at Birth Stanley Gayetzby
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd February, 1927
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died 6th June, 1991
Place of Death Malibu, California
Cause of Death Liver cancer
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School James Monroe High School (New York)
Occupation Text Saxophonist
Occupation Saxophone
Claim to Fame The Girl From Ipanema
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Bossa nova, West coast jazz, Cool jazz, Bebop
Music Genre Jazz, Cool
Year(s) Active 1943–1991, 1943–91
Music Style International, Bossa Nova, West Coast Jazz, Brazilian Traditions, Cool, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz, Post-Bop
Music Mood Laid-Back/Mellow, Sweet, Wistful, Sophisticated, Intimate, Organic, Poignant, Gentle, Bittersweet, Romantic, Reflective, Smooth, Relaxed, Elegant, Autumnal, Calm/Peaceful, Soft, Soothing, Carefree, Nocturnal, Cerebral, Sax (Tenor)
Instrument (text) Tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
Record Label Verve Records, Verve, Prestige
Associated Acts Kenny Barron, Bill Evans, J.J. Johnson, Bob Brookmeyer, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Byrd, Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Gary Burton, Cal Tjader, Woody Herman, João Gilberto, Astrud Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Victor Lewis
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Stanley Getz (February 2, 1927 – June 6, 1991) was an American jazz saxophonist, professionally known as Stan Getz. Playing primarily the tenor saxophone, Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical tone, his prime influence being the wispy, mellow timbre of his idol, Lester Young. Coming to prominence in the late 1940s with Woody Herman's big band, Getz is described by critic Scott Yanow as "one of the all-time great tenor saxophonists". Getz performed in bebop and cool jazz groups. Influenced by João Gilberto and Antônio Carlos Jobim, he popularized bossa nova in America with the hit single "The Girl from Ipanema" (1964).

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Stan Getz64 AquariusSaxophone
Monica Silfverskiold-
Gloria Pall85 CancerActress
Beverly Byrne95
Lionel Hampton94 AriesPercussionist
John Coltrane40 VirgoJazz Musician


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PamelaFemaleMonica Silfverskiold
NicolausMaleMonica Silfverskiold


Shooting Stars1997Saxophonist ('I'm Late, I'm Late') (uncredited)Movie
The Exterminator1980Stan GetzMovie
Carnaval1970Musician - saxophoneTV Movie
Get Yourself a College Girl1964Stan GetzMovie
The Hanged Man1964Stan Getz (as The Stan Getz Quartette)TV Movie
Soldaterkammerater rykker ud1959Tenorsaxofonist (uncredited)Movie
The Benny Goodman Story1956Sax Solo at Paramount in NYMovie




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