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VIC BERTON

SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Victor Cohen
 
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: A studio musician for Paramount and Twentieth Century Fox.
 
Instruments: Drums, Percussion
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.redhotjazz.com/berton.html
 
Date Born: 6th May 1896
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
 
Date Died: 26th December 1951
Location Died: Hollywood, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: He died in Hollywood in 1951 of lung cancer.
 
Summary: Early in the 1920s Berton played in various Chicago bands, including those of Art Kahn, Paul Beise, and Arnold Johnson. He led his own ensemble as well, which played at the Merry Gardens club. In 1924 he became the manager of The Wolverines, and occasionally played alongside Bix Beiderbecke in the ensemble.
 
 
 
 
 
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