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Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994


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  • Variants

    • Calloway, Cabell, 1907-1994
    • Hi-de-ho, Mr., 1907-1994
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19071225
    • Death Date

        19941118
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Carroll Dickerson's Savoy Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) Missourians
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Johnny Jones's Arabian Tent Orchestra (Musical group)
        • Organization: Cab Calloway Quizzicale (Radio show)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Rochester (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hockessin (Del.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Field of Activity

        jazz
      • Occupation

          singer
            bandleader
        • Related Terms

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        • Sources

          • found: His The new Cab Calloway's hepsters dictionary, 1944.
          • found: Bohländer, C. Reclams Jazzführer(Calloway, Cab (Cabell), b. 1907)
          • found: Bio. dic. of Afro-Amer. & Afr. musicians, 1982(Calloway, Cabell ("Cab"); b. 12/25/07)
          • found: Washington post, 11/20/94:p. B5 (Cab Calloway; "Mr. Hi-de-ho"; singer, dancer, big-band leader; d. Nov. 18, 1994; model for char. Sportin' Life in Porgy and Bess; appeared in many films)
          • found: A history of jazz [SR] 1961:container (Cab Calloway Quartet)
          • found: Grove music online, Mar. 10, 2006:Jazz (Calloway, Cab(ell, III); b. Dec. 25, 1907, Rochester, NY, d. Nov. 18, 1994, Hockessin, DE; American singer and bandleader)
          • found: Baker's biog. dict.(American singer, band leader and songwriter)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Calloway, Cab; Cabell Calloway III; bandleader, jazz musician, singer; born 25 December 1907 in Rochester, New York, United States; performed with Johnny Jones's Arabian Tent Orchestra; played with Carroll Dickerson Orchestra (1928); leader of the Missourians (1930s-1940s); hosted a radio show Cab Calloway Quizzicale (1942); published Professor Cab Calloway's Swingformation Bureau and New Cab Calloway's Hepsters Dictionary: Language of Jive (1944); started in George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on Broadway, in London and Paris (1950); played in The Blues Brothers (1980); appeared on Janet Jackson's music video "Alright", which won the Soul Train award (1990); awarded National Medal of the Arts (1993); died 18 November 1994 in Hockessin, Delaware, United States)
        • LC Classification

          • ML410.C265
        • Change Notes

          • 1982-03-23: new
          • 2019-07-23: revised
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