Benny Goodman, Role Model
By Lily Schaefer
Who Was Benny Goodman?
"The brilliant explosion known as Benny Goodman went off in 1935, and it hasn´t gone out yet." - Whitney Balliett in The New Yorker, December 28, 1977
Benny Goodman - Meadowland by Georgy Bulygin
- Earned a Grammy after his death in 1986 for his song, Moonglow, in 1998
- He was elected to the All-Time Jazz Hall Of Fame 1957
- He was nicknamed "The Professor"
- He was six feet tall
- He was a star in many movies, such as Hollywood Hotel, A Song Is Born, and more
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