Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway bio

Birth Name: Cabell Calloway III

Occupation: Jazz Singer

Place Of Birth: Rochester

Date Of Birth: December 25, 1907

Date Of Death: November 18, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Cab Calloway was born on the 25th of December, 1907. He was popular for being a Jazz Singer. Jazz bandleader and singer who sang “Minnie the Moocher” and “St. James Infirmary Blues” and lead and performed with one of the best big bands.

Cab Calloway was born in Rochester. He and his sister Blanche toured with a popular black music revue called Plantation Days. He devoted his entire life to making and performing music, singing up until his death at the age of eighty-six in 1994.

Cab Calloway was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Cab Calloway was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Cabell Calloway III 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".


Cab’s Cabell Calloway III attended Frederick Douglass High School, Baltimore, MD (1927) and Crane College (now Malcolm X College).


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

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Personal Life

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

Cab Calloway was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cabell Calloway III
NICKNAME: The “King of Hi-De-Ho, Cabell Calloway, Hi-De-Ho Man
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Cab Calloway was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Cab Calloway was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Cab Calloway had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Cab Calloway’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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