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Benny Goodman on stage, most likely during the seventies. Photographer unknown.

Full Name: Benjamin David Goodman
Description: Clarinetist, Arranger, USA
Instruments: Clarinet
Music Styles: Jazz
Location: United States of America
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Date Born: 30th May 1909
Location Born:
Date Died: 13th June 1986
Location Died: Pound Ridge, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack
Memorial: Benny Goodman died from a heart attack in New York City in 1986 at the age of 77.
Summary: Clarinetist and band leader during the big band era joining his first band in 1934 for Billy Rose’s Music Hall.
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