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Barney Kessel

Barney KesselBorn: 17-Oct-1923
Birthplace: Muskogee, OK
Died: 6-May-2004
Location of death: San Diego, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Be-bop guitarist

Retired after a severe stroke in 1992.

[1] Baptized at age 12.

Son: Dan Kessel (from previous marriage)
Son: David B. Kessel (from previous marriage)
Wife: Phyllis Van Doren (4th, m. 1992)

    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999
    Stroke 1992
    Jewish Ancestry

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