Date of Birth:
30 May 1909
Benny Goodman played in 1 movies in the Animation, Family, Music genres.
Benny Goodman got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
The King of Swing! Famed clarinetist, composer ("Stompin' at the Savoy") and conductor, educated at the Lewis Institute in Chicago and a student of Schillinger and Schoepp. He was a clarinetist with the orchestras of 'Bix Beiderbecke' (qv), Jules Herbuveaux, 'Arnold Johnson (III)' (qv) and 'Ben Pollack (I)' (qv), and also played in Broadway theater orchestras. He began to lead his own orchestras in 1934 at the Billy Rose Music Hall, then conducted the orchestra on the weekly radio program "Let's... Read more