Horace Henderson

About Horace Henderson

Birth Day: November 22, 1904
Birth Place: Georgia
Died On: Aug 29, 1988 (age 83)
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Horace Henderson Net Worth

Horace Henderson was bornon November 22, 1904 in Georgia. Jazz artist who became an acclaimed arranger for many of the greats of his day, including Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and Earl Hines.
Horace Henderson is a member of Pianist

💰 Net worth: 1.1 Million

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About

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

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He was involved in the arrangement and composition of In the Mood, Christopher Columbus, and Big John Special, all of which became jazz standards.

Family Life

His older brother was American Pianist, bandleader, arranger, and Composer Fletcher Henderson. He never surpassed Fletcher's fame.

Associated With

He was Pianist and musical Director for Billie Holiday and Lena Horne.