Buddy Bolden bio

Birth Name: Buddy Bolden

Occupation: Trumpet Player

Place Of Birth: Louisiana

Date Of Birth: September 6, 1877

Date Of Death: November 4, 1931

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Buddy Bolden was born on the 6th of September, 1877. He was famous for being a Trumpet Player. Trumpet player who helped to develop the New Orleans style of ragtime music.

Buddy Bolden was born in Louisiana. His band in New Orleans became extremely popular from about 1900 to 1907. He was schizophrenic and was admitted to the Louisiana State Insane Asylum when he was thirty and remained there for the rest of his life.

Buddy Bolden was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Buddy Bolden was born in 1870s.

Buddy Bolden is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Buddy’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Buddy Bolden’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Buddy Bolden’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Buddy Bolden kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Buddy Bolden was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Buddy Bolden
NICKNAME: King Bolden, “Buddy” Bolden, Father of Jazz
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Buddy Bolden was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Buddy Bolden was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Buddy Bolden had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Buddy Bolden’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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