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Al Hirt (1922–1999)


Al Hirt was born on November 7, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Alois Maxwell Hirt. He is known for his work on Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), 21 Jump Street (2012) and Number One (1969). He was married to Beverly Essel Hirt, Zide Jahncke and Mary Patureau. He died on April 27, 1999 in New Orleans. See full bio »

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Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Soundtrack
(2003)
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street Soundtrack
(2012)
Number One
Number One Himself
(1969)
The Manhunter
The Manhunter Himself
(1972)

Filmography

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 1976 Fury of the Dragon (theme played by)
 1974 The Green Hornet (theme played by)
 1969 Viva Max (musician)
 1966-1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series) (musician - 26 episodes)
- The Hornet and the Firefly (1967) ... (musician: theme solo)
- Invasion from Outer Space: Part 2 (1967) ... (musician: theme solo)
- Invasion from Outer Space: Part 1 (1967) ... (musician: theme solo)
- Hornet, Save Thyself (1967) ... (musician: theme solo)
- Alias the Scarf (1967) ... (musician: theme solo)
 1965 Vision On (TV Series) (composer: theme music "Java" (Closing Credits - 1965-1976, uncredited)
 1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene (TV Movie) (composer: additional music)
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Other Works:

Single: Wrote/recorded "Java" (RCA). See more »

Alternate Names:

Al Hirt's and His Jazz Quintet

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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One of the most popular instrumental performers of the Rock Era (1955 - present), he had a string of best-selling albums for RCA Victor during the 1960s, including: "Honey in the Horn," "Al Hirt at the Mardi Gras," "Our Man in New Orleans," "Sugar Lips," "That Honey Horn Sound," "Cotton Candy," "Live at Carnegie Hall," "Music to Watch Girls By," "Sugar Lips," "The Horn Meets 'The Hornet,'" "'Pops... See more »

Nickname:

Uncle Jumbo See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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