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1936 to 1987
May 16, 1913 in Milwaukee
October 29, 1987
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman (May 16, 1913 - October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd", Herman was one of the most popular of the 1930s and 1940s bandleaders. His bands often played music that was experimental for its time. He was a featured halftime performer for Super Bowl VII. Early life and career: Herman was born Woodrow Charles Thomas Herrman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 16, 1913. His parents were Otto and Myrtle Herrman. His father had a deep love for show business and this influenced Woody Herman at an early age.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes
Woody Herman November 18, 2017