Benny Carter age

Benny Carter (Trumpet Player ) was born in New York City on a Thursday, August 8, 1907 . Benny Carter is 112 years old. He is a Leo and was born in the Year of the Goat .

Award-winning jazz musician, recipient of the 1968 NEA Jazz Masters Award and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987.

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FULL NAME: Benny Carter
BIRTH DATE: August 8, 1907
AGE: 112 years old


Benny Carter is a Trumpet Player. He married his first wife in 1925, but she died from pneumonia soon after; the next three ended in divorce. He and his fifth wife, Hilma Ollila Arons, married in 1979. He was mostly self-taught and collaborated with a wide variety of musicians before gaining notoriety in Harlem.

DID YOU KNOW He taught workshops and seminars at many schools, including Harvard and Princeton University.

FACT One of Duke Ellington’s trumpeters was Carter’s primary source of inspiration when he was growing up and developing his talents.

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Currently, Benny Carter is 112 years old. He will celebrate his 113th birthday on a Thursday, August 8th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Benny Carter’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.

Benny Carter was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

Benny Carter is a 112 years old Trumpet Player, who was born in August, in the Year of the Goat (1907) and is a Leo.

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