Benny Carter


Benny Carter (Composer and Musician), born on August 8, 1907 in New York City, New York, USA. Benny Carter's age 111 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Leo, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Black. Let's check, How Tall is Benny Carter?

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  • Birth Name:Benny Carter
  • First Name: Benny
  • Last Name: Carter
  • Age: 111 years (at death)
  • Died: July 12, 2003 (95 years)
  • Birth Date: August 8, 1907
  • Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
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    Bennett Lester Carter was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognized as such by other jazz musicians who called him King. Carter performed with major artists from several generations of jazz, and at major festivals, such as his 1958 appearance with Billie Holiday at the Monterey Jazz Festival. The National Endowment for the Arts honored Benny Carter with its highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters Award for 1986. He was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, and both won a Grammy Award for his solo "Prelude to a Kiss" and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994. In 2000 he was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts, National Medal of Arts, presented by President Bill Clinton.

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