BirthdayDecember 18, 1897
BirthplaceCuthbert, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Fletcher Henderson

    Full name: Fletcher Henderson
    Also known as: Fletcher Henderson, Fletcher Hamilton Jr. Henderson, Henderson, Fletcher Hamilton Jr.
    Professions: Music Department, Soundtrack, Actor

  2. Fletcher Henderson Measurements

    Height: 5' 11½" (1.82 m)

  3. Fletcher Henderson Known for

    The Aviator (2004), Road to Perdition (2002), Hot Rod (2007), Awakenings (1990)

  4. Fletcher Henderson Death information

    Died: Monday, 29th of December, 1952 (Age: 55)

  5. Fletcher Henderson Biography

    James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music. His was one of the most prolific black musical arrangers and his influence was vast. He was often known as Smack Henderson (apparently due to his college baseball hitting skills). Fletcher is ranked along with Duke Ellington as one of the most influential arrangers and band leaders in jazz history, and helped bridge the gap between the jazz and swing era.

  6. Fletcher Henderson Family

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