Obituary of Cab Calloway

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Cab Calloway

Cabell Calloway III (born December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York) was a singer-songwriter, dancer, bandleader, conductor, and actor who was best known for being associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem and becoming a popular vocalist of the swing era. Cab died on November 18, 1994 and his death was because of a stroke. He died at age 86.

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Cab Calloway Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Calloway, Cab
    • Common Name: Cab Calloway
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: December 25, 1907
    • Age: 86 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Cab Calloway
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Red (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Cab's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Cabell Calloway III
    • Father: Cabell Calloway Jr.
    • Mother: Martha Eulalia Reed
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Wenonah Conacher (married 1928-divorced 1948)
      • Zulme MacNeal (married 1949-1994, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Camay Calloway Murphy (born January 15, 1927)
      • Chris Calloway (1948-2008)

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 18 1994 at age 86
  • Place: Hockessin, Delaware, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke
  • Interment: Buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York

Category Tags:

Singer-SongwriterDancer Composer American Born on December 25th Born in 1907 Born in New York Died in 1994 Died at age 86 Died from Stroke

Cab's Notable Roles:

  • Singer-Songwriter
  • dancer
  • bandleader
  • conductor
  • actor

Quotable Quotes:

"I'm just one stomach flu away from my goal weight."

"On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him."

"Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely."

"Cab Calloway was a legendary jazz musician and entertainer whose incredible life and legacy contributed greatly to the world of music. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-25 00:43:04
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