Gene Krupa bio

Birth Name: Eugene Bertram Krupa

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: January 15, 1909

Date Of Death: October 16, 1973

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gene Krupa was born on the 15th of January, 1909. He was best known for being a Drummer. Jazz drummer who worked with many seminal artists, including Tommy Dorsey. He started recording in the late 1920s with Red McKenzie, among others.

Gene Krupa was born in Chicago. He went against his parents’ wishes for him to become a priest; he pursued a musical career instead. His playing has influenced many artists, including John Bonham and Keith Moon .

Gene Krupa was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Eugene Bertram Krupa 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".


Gene’s Eugene Bertram Krupa attended St. Joseph`s College, 1924-25.


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

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

Gene Krupa was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Eugene Bertram Krupa
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Gene Krupa 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: Gene Krupa was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Gene Krupa 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.

Gene Krupa’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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