Russ Morgan

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by Russ Morgan

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29 April 1904, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 7 August 1969. A popular band leader, particularly during the 30s and 40s, who also wrote several durable songs, Morgan worked as a coalminer to finance his music lessons, becoming proficient on trombone and piano, as well as developing into a good arranger. After playing piano in local theatres, he switched to trombone, and in 1921 joined Billy Lustig’s Scranton Sirens. He moved to New York in the early 20s and arranged for Victor Herbert and... Read more

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