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Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway's biography

Cabell Calloway III is 87 years old singer born at Rochester. He was born on Wednesday 25th of December 1907. He is often nicknamed as The "King of Hi-De-Ho, Cabell Calloway, Hi-De-Ho Man. According to year of birth 1907 Cab belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 25th of December means Cab is Capricorn. These people are stable in nature. As the sign lord is “Saturn”, the person will be judgemental in his approach.

Cab is native english speaker. Cab is black american. Cab is citizen of United States of America. He is anglican / episcopalian. Cab´s primary profession is to be singer. You can know Cab also as bandleader, conductor, actor, jazz musician, stage actor, dancer. He is recently known as songwriter.

Cab Calloway's family

Cab has 1 daughter.

Cab Calloway's daughter: Chris Calloway

Cab Calloway's daughter's name is Chris Calloway. She is known as musician. Cab´s daughter was born on Friday 21st of September 1945 in Los Angeles. Cab´s daughter died on Thursday 7th of August 2008 in Santa Fe. Chris Calloway was 101 years old, when this happened.

Cab Calloway's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Lincoln University, Frederick Douglass High School.

Detailed informations about his schools

He studied high school - Frederick Douglass High School, Baltimore, MD (1927).

Cab studied university - Crane College (now Malcolm X College).

Cab Calloway's career

Cab´s main focus is to be singer. Cab is famous thanks to Minnie the Moocher. He focuses on jazz music. Cab is also a member of Cab Calloway and His Orchestra. Maybe you are curious what instrument does he play ? Cab plays saxophone.

Is Cab Calloway gay ?

Cab is known to be straight.

How did Cab Calloway die

Cab died on on Friday 18th of November 1994 when he was 87 years old at Hockessin. Cab Calloways death was caused by stroke. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Cab Calloway's Awards

  • He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1993 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C.

What Cab Calloway has done for a first time

  • He recorded "Minnie the Moocher". The record was the first jazz album to sell a million copies. [March 1931]

Cab Calloway's quotes

  • The only difference between a black entertainer and a white entertainer is that my ass has been kicked a lot more and a lot harder because it's black.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Cab Calloway's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Cab Calloway looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 5' 10" (178 cm). Body build is slim. Cab´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. His hair is shade of black.