Bob Trendler

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Trendler in 1968

Robert Trendler (1912 – July 18, 2011) was an American bandleader, songwriter, television actor and musical director. He worked for the WGN Orchestra from 1956 till 1975. Trendler was known in Chicago as Mr. Bob the bandleader of Bozo's Big Top Band, on Bozo's Circus.[1] He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Trendler died on July 18, 2011 in Ellenton, Florida of cardiopulmonary arrest at the age of 99.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Myer, Erin (July 21, 2011). "Bob Trendler, 1912-2011". Chicago Tribune.