Obituary of Clark Terry

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Clark Terry

Clark Terry (born December 14th, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a talented Musician who was best known as a swing and bebop trumpeter. Clark died on February 21st, 2015 and his death was due to complications from diabetes. He was 94 years old.

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Clark Terry Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Terry, Clark
    • Common Name: Clark Terry
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
    • Birth Date: December 14, 1920
    • Age: 94 (at death)
    • Occupation: Musician
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wonder Bread
    • Favorite Color: Pink (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Clark's Family Tree

    • Father: Clark Virgil Terry Sr.
    • Mother: Mary Terry
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Gwendolyn "Gwen" Terry (néeParis, married 1992-2015, his death)
      • Pauline Terry (partnered)

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 21 2015 at age 94
  • Place: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
  • Cause of Death: Diabetes (related complications)

Category Tags:

MusicianAmerican Born on December 14th Born in 1920 Born in Missouri Died in 2015 Died at age 94 Died from Diabetes

Quotable Quotes:

"You think you're lost but you're not lost on your own. You're not alone. I will stand by you, I will help you through when you.ve done all you can do."

"Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died."

"The price of greatness is about five bucks these days. "

"Clark Terry was a legendary jazz musician who inspired generations with his innovative trumpet playing and dedication to mentoring young musicians. (V)"

Is Mr. Clark Terry still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-01 00:43:03
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