Cootie Williams

Cootie Williams bio

Birth Name: Cootie Williams

Occupation: Trumpet Player

Place Of Birth: Mobile

Date Of Birth: July 10, 1911

Date Of Death: September 14, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Cootie Williams was born on the 10th of July, 1911. He was famous for being a Trumpet Player. Jazz trumpeter who worked with Duke Ellington’s band in many of their classic recordings.

Cootie Williams was born in Mobile. He began playing trombone for the school marching band, then switched to tuba and, at age eight, to trumpet. Coming to New York at the height of the swing era, he created a more dancing jazz sound that got him an invitation from Duke Ellington to join his band.

Cootie Williams was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Cootie Williams was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Cootie Williams 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Cootie Williams was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cootie Williams
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Cootie Williams was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Cootie Williams was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Cootie Williams had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Cootie Williams’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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