Rudy Wiedoeft - age: 47

Rudy Wiedoeft

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ABOUT

Popular saxophonist of the 1920s who helped to popularize the instrument through his many radio performances.His 1918 signature hit "Saxophobia" inspired a new generation of jazz sound that unfortunately Weidoeft himself could not keep up with.Hubert Vallee, another aspiring saxophonist, was so awed by Wiedoeft's playing that he changed his first name to Rudy, becoming Rudy Vallee.

BEFORE FAME

He learned violin during his childhood but after breaking his bowing arm, he switched to clarinet, and at fifteen, he picked up the saxophone.

PERSONAL LIFE

He was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of German immigrants.

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Saxophonist Rudy Wiedoeft were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of , Today is the birthday of Rudy Wiedoeft.

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