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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 The Green Hornet (1974). 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)
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet Music Department
(1974)
Fury of the Dragon
Fury of the Dragon Music Department
(1976)

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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "They're Playing Our Song" See more »

Alternate Names:

Al Hirt's and His Jazz Quintet

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

His most successful albums were 'Greatest Horn', "He's the King" and 'Bourbon Street'. See more »

Nickname:

Jumbo See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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