Tommy Dorsey

About Tommy Dorsey

Birth Day: November 19, 1905
Birth Place: Shenandoah, PA

Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey was born on November 19, 1905 in Shenandoah, PA. Big bandleader during the Swing Era who earned the moniker "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing." His brother was Jimmy Dorsey.
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As per our current Database, Tommy Dorsey has been died on Nov 26, 1956 (age 51).

๐ŸŽ‚ Tommy Dorsey - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Tommy Dorsey die, Tommy Dorsey was 51 years old.

Popular As Tommy Dorsey
Occupation Composer
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born November 19, 1905 (Shenandoah, PA)
Birthday November 19
Town/City Shenandoah, PA
Nationality PA

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Tommy Dorseyโ€™s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tommy Dorsey was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Big bandleader during the Swing Era who earned the moniker "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing." His brother was Jimmy Dorsey.

Before Fame

He had no Problem with poaching Musicians since the band he inherited was in shambles. He was also known to fire and rehire Musicians based on his moods and was a volatile perfectionist.


He hit the Billboard chart 286 times, with 17 No. 1 hits throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including "On Treasure Island," "The Music Goes 'Round and Around," "Once in a While," and "Marie," which was written by Irving Berlin.

Family Life

He married Mildred Kraft in 1922, then movie Actress Pat Dane on April 8, 1943, and finally Copacabana nightclub Dancer Jane Carl New on March 27, 1948.

Associated With

His roster was filled with many instrumentalists who would go on to greater fame, including Doc Severinsen, "The Tonight Show's" longtime bandleader during the Johnny Carson years.

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