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Date of Birth 5 November 1904Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 11 May 1944Dallas, Texas, USA
Birth NameHerbert Kaumeyer

Mini Bio (1)

Herbie Kaye was born on November 5, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Herbert Kaumeyer. He was married to Dorothy Lamour. He died on May 11, 1944 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Spouse (1)

Dorothy Lamour (9 May 1935 - 21 April 1939) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

One of his singers was Cathy Lewis.
His orchestra consisted of four saxophone, four brass and three rhythm.
Started his band in Chicago in the late 1920's. Grew to become one of the more popular dance orchestras in the mid-west. Recording contracts were with Vocalion and Columbia.
Briefly married to Dorothy Lamour, who worked with the band as featured vocalist between 1934 and 1936.

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