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Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994

LC control no.n 82020542
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML410.C265 Biography
Personal name headingCalloway, Cab, 1907-1994
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Variant(s)Calloway, Cabell, 1907-1994
Hi-de-ho, Mr., 1907-1994
Calloway, C., 1907-1994
See alsoCorporate body: Cab Calloway Quartet
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Corporate body: Cab jivers (Musical group)
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Founded corporate body of person: Cab Calloway Orchestra
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1907-12-25
Death date1994-11-18
Place of birthRochester (N.Y.)
Place of deathHockessin (Del.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationCarroll Dickerson's Savoy Orchestra
Johnny Jones's Arabian Tent Orchestra (Musical group)
Cab Calloway Quizzicale (Radio show)
Profession or occupationSingers Bandleaders Jazz musicians Composers
Found inHis The new Cab Calloway's hepsters dictionary, 1944.
Bohländer, C. Reclams Jazzführer (Calloway, Cab (Cabell), b. 1907)
Bio. dic. of Afro-Amer. & Afr. musicians, 1982 (Calloway, Cabell ("Cab"); b. 12/25/07)
Washington post, 11/20/94: page 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)
A history of jazz [SR] 1961: container (Cab Calloway Quartet)
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)
Baker's biog. dict. (American singer, band leader and songwriter)
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)
OCLC, viewed June 8, 2022 (access points: Calloway, Cab; Calloway, C.; usages: Cab Calloway, C. Calloway)
Associated languageeng