Horace Henderson

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Age 119
Birthday November 221904
Birth Sign Sagittarius
City Georgia
Country Georgia
Profession Pianist

Horace Henderson is a famous Pianist, born on November 22, 1904 in Georgia. As of December 2022, Horace Henderson’s net worth is $5 Million. He was involved in the arrangement and composition of In the Mood, Christopher Columbus, and Big John Special, all of which became jazz standards.

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Siblings Don Redman, Fletcher Henderson
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Horace Henderson Biography

Jazz artist who became an acclaimed arranger for many of the greats of his day, including Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and Earl Hines. .

His older brother was American pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer Fletcher Henderson. He never surpassed Fletcher’s fame.

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Horace Henderson Net Worth

Horace is one of the richest Pianist & listed on most popular Pianist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Horace Henderson‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Pianist
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House Living in own house.

He founded the Collegians with Benny Carter and Rex Stewart while at Wilberforce College. He later changed the name to the Horace Henderson Orchestra, then the Dixie Stompers.

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Facts & Trivia

Horace Ranked on the list of most popular Pianist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Georgia. Horace Henderson celebrates birthday on November 22 of every year.

What is Fletcher Henderson most famous song?

Henderson arranged for Goodman for several years and formed a short-lived band of his own in 1936 that included Roy Eldridge, Chu Berry, John Kirby, and Sid Catlett. That year Henderson issued “Christopher Columbus,” which became the biggest hit released under his own name.

What did Fletcher Henderson do to the Chicago big band sound?

Bandleader, arranger and pianist Fletcher Henderson is one of the most influential — and yet least-known — jazz masters. During his orchestra’s peak years in the 1920s and ’30s, he helped define the sound of big-band jazz, pioneering musical ideas which today are taken for granted.

What made Fletcher Henderson famous?

Fletcher Henderson, an accomplished pianist and native of Cuthbert, is credited with forming the first big band orchestra in New York City during the 1920s. His musical contributions laid the foundation for swing music.

Did Fletcher Henderson sell his book to Benny Goodman?

When the band split up in 1934, he was forced to sell some of his popular arrangements to Benny Goodman to keep them together. After about 1931, his own arrangements became influential.

Who is known as the father of big bands?

Glenn Miller
AwardsBronze Star (posthumously; 1945)
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