Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan bio

Birth Name: Gerald Joseph Mulligan

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: April 6, 1927

Date Of Death: January 20, 1996

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gerry Mulligan was born on the 6th of April, 1927. He was best known for being a Saxophonist. Jazz musician who teamed up with Chet Baker to form an influential cool jazz group.

Gerry Mulligan was born in New York. He spent time at his black housekeeper’s home, where he became interested in the piano and heard the music of black musicians of the era. He won numerous awards and, for forty-two years, remained Down Beat Magazine readers’ favorite baritone saxophonist.

Gerry Mulligan was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Gerry Mulligan was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Gerald Joseph Mulligan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Gerry’s Gerald Joseph Mulligan attended West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys.


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

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Personal Life

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

Gerry Mulligan was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gerald Joseph Mulligan
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gerry Mulligan was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Gerry Mulligan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Gerry Mulligan had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Gerry Mulligan’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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