Herman in 1943
|Birth name||Woodrow Charles Herman|
|Born||May 16, 1913|
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Died||October 29, 1987 (aged 74)|
West Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Associated acts||Isham Jones|
Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. He was the lead singer for "The Herd". Herman became known in the late 1930s and was active until his death in 1987. He won many Grammy Awards.
References[change | change source]
- “Woody Herman and His Orchestra” AD Los Angeles Sentinel Aug. 28, 1947.
Other websites[change | change source]
- PBS – JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns
- Woody Herman Biography
- Woody Herman: Leader of the Thundering Herds, by John Twomey
- Woody Herman at Find a Grave