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Age 51
Birthday 19 November, 1905
Birthplace Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Died 26 November, 1956
Place of Death Greenwich, Connecticut
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Occupation Jazz Musician
Claim to Fame Songs "Marie" and "Sunny Side of the Street
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Thomas Francis "Tommy" Dorsey, Jr. (November 19, 1905 – November 26, 1956) was an American jazz trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader of the Big Band era. He was known as the "Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. Although he was not known for being a notable soloist, his technical skill on the trombone gave him renown amongst other musicians. He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. After Dorsey broke with his brother in the mid-1930s, he led an extremely popular and highly successful band from the late 1930s into the 1950s. He is best remembered for standards such as "Opus One", "Song of India", "Marie", "On Treasure Island", and his biggest hit single "I'll Never Smile Again".

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