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Artie Shaw

Artie ShawAKA Arthur Jacob Arshawsky

Born: 23-May-1910
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 30-Dec-2004
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Diabetes complications
Remains: Buried, Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Clarinetist, big band leader

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Pacific Theater, medical discharge)

Wife: Jane Carns (m. 1932, annulled)
Wife: Margaret Allen (m. 1934, div. 1937)
Wife: Lana Turner (actress, m. 13-Feb-1940, div. 12-Sep-1940)
Wife: Betty Jane Kern (daughter of Jerome Kern, m. 1941, div. 1943)
Wife: Ava Gardner (actress, m. 17-Oct-1945, div. 25-Oct-1946)
Wife: Kathleen Winsor (novelist, m. 1946, div. 1948)
Wife: Doris Dowling (actress, m. 1952, div. 1956)
Wife: Evelyn Keyes (actress, m. 1957, div. 1985)

    Grammy 2004 Lifetime Achievement
    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990
    NEA Jazz Master 2005
    Ran Away From Home
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

    The Crash of Flight 401 (29-Oct-1978)
    Second Chorus (3-Dec-1940) · Himself
    Dancing Co-Ed (29-Sep-1939) · Himself

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