Bernie, Ben

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Bernie, Ben Gender: M
Bernard Anzelevitz
born on 30 May 1891 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Jamaica, New York, 40n41, 73w48
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°57' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°54 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 13°27'

Ben Bernie (as seen on early 1930s sheet music)


American jazz violinist, bandleader, and radio personality, often introduced as "The Old Maestro".

He was noted for his showmanship and memorable bits of snappy dialogue.

He died in Hollywood, California, from a pulmonary embolism on 23 October 1943, aged 52.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 23 October 1943 (Pulmonary embolism, age 52)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 18. Other sources give the place as Bayonne, New Jersey.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Violinist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Bandleader)