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A photograph of Gene Krupa during the late forties.

Full Name: Eugene Bertram Krupa
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: The Gene Krupa Story (1959) Film
Instruments: Drums
Music Styles: Jazz
Location: IL, United States of America
Web Site: http://www.drummerman.net/biography.html
Date Born: 15th January 1909
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Date Died: 16th October 1973
Location Died: Yonkers, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart Failure
Memorial: He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, Illinois.
Summary: Many consider Krupa to be one of the most influential drummers of his time in with regard to the development of the drum kit. He used Slingerland drums. But he had already made history in 1927 as the first kit drummer ever to record using a bass drum pedal.
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