|Birthname||Leon Bismark Beiderbecke|
|born on||10 March 1903 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )|
|Place||Davenport, Iowa, 41n31, 90w35|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°35' 05°51 Asc. 24°18'|
American musician, composer and jazz great. He was mostly self taught on the piano and cornet from early childhood. In 1923, he became the star of "The Wolverines," a group that played in New York's Roseland. He played with Charlie Straight's commercial orchestra in 1925, and spent time sitting in with a pioneer black artist in Chicago, along with various orchestra jobs. Appreciated by only a handful during his life, he became a legend after his death, leaving a legacy of performances unmatched in subtlety, finesse and blended with sensitivity.
He died of pneumonia on 8/07/1931, Long Island, NY.
- boss relationship with Whiteman, Paul (born 28 March 1890)
- Social : Joined group 1923 (Became lead star with group "The Wolverines")
R.M. Sudhalter, "Bix, Man and Legend," Paperback Books, 1974, p.23
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia (Terminal)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (The Wolverines)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Cornet, piano)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession