Remembered for his work with jazz musician Duke Ellington, as well as for such solo hits as “He” and “Danny Boy,” this pop and R&B singer was also a prominent civil rights activist of the 1960s.
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|FULL NAME:||Al Hibbler|
|BIRTH DATE:||August 16, 1915|
|AGE:||105 years old|
Al Hibbler is a Jazz Singer. A native of Tyro, Mississippi, he spent the later years of his childhood in Little Rock, Arkansas. He died in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of eighty-five. After studying at the Arkansas School for the Blind, he won a Tennessee talent competition and subsequently began performing with Memphis bandleader Dub Jenkins. He joined Duke Ellington’s orchestra in 1943 and remained with the group until 1951.
DID YOU KNOW His 1955 recording of “Unchained Melody” (a song that was covered and immortalized by the Righteous Brothers a decade later) rose to #1 and #3 positions on, respectively, United States R&B and pop charts and was also #2 on British music charts.
FACT He performed at the funeral of the renowned jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong .
SEE ALSO Al Hibbler’s net worth as of 2018.
Currently, Al Hibbler is 105 years old. He will celebrate his 106th birthday on a Monday, August 16th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Al Hibbler’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.
Al Hibbler was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they’re sincere and avoid conflict. Though they’re sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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