Lionel Ferbos

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Ferbos in 2012

Lionel Charles Ferbos (July 17, 1911 – July 19, 2014) was an American jazz trumpeter. He was from New Orleans, Louisiana. At 103, Ferbos was the oldest jazz musician in New Orleans.[1][2] He was trumpeter with the Ragtime on the soundtrack of the 1978 movie Pretty Baby.

Ferbos died on the morning of July 19, 2014, at his home in New Orleans. He was 103 years old.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Thier, Dave (July 24, 2011). "At 100, Still Keeping Time as the Leader of the Band". The New York Times. Retrieved July 27, 2011.
  2. Spera, Keith (July 19, 2011). "Lionel Ferbos' Birthday Bash Worthy of his 100 Years". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  3. Plaisance, Stacey (July 19, 2014). "Jazz Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos Dies". Associated Press via ABC News. Retrieved July 19, 2014.

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