Gene Krupa Biography

American jazz drummer, composer and bandleader.

He played with : Red McKenzie, Eddie Condon, Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Teschemacher, Benny Goodman, and in his own bands excellent players as Vido Musso, Milt Raskin, Floyd O'Brien, Sam Donahue, Shorty Sherock, Roy Eldridge and singers Anita O'Day and Irene Daye.

Born : January 15, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois.

Died : October 16, 1973 in Yonkers, New York.

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