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Lionel Hampton

Lionel HamptonBorn: 20-Apr-1908
Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Died: 31-Aug-2002
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz vibrophonist and bandleader

Raised Roman Catholic, converted to Christian Science.


[1] Mount Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan, NY.

Father: (declared MIA in WWII)
Wife: Gladys Riddle (m. 1936, d. 1971)

    Freemasonry
    George W. Bush for President
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    NEA Jazz Master 1988
    Kennedy Center Honor 1992
    Stroke

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (3-Oct-1990) · Himself
    Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself
    The Benny Goodman Story (Dec-1955) · Himself
    A Song is Born (19-Oct-1948) · Himself


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