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Fletcher Henderson

AKA James Fletcher Henderson

Born: 18-Dec-1897
Birthplace: Cuthbert, GA
Died: 29-Dec-1952
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Old Cemetery, Cuthbert, GA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Pianist, Conductor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pioneering swing and jazz bandleader

Father: Fletcher Hamilton Henderson
Mother: Ozie Lena Chapman
Brother: Horace Henderson (musician)

    University: BS Chemistry/Mathmatics, Atlanta University (1920)
    University: Columbia University

    Fletcher Henderson
    The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra
    The Dixie Stompers Bandleader/Pianist (1925-28)
    The Benny Goodman Orchestra (1939 and 1947)


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