Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann bio

Birth Name: Herbert Jay Solomon

Occupation: Flute Player

Place Of Birth: Brooklyn

Date Of Birth: April 16, 1930

Date Of Death: July 1, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Herbie Mann was born on the 16th of April, 1930. He was best known for being a Flute Player. Jazz flautist and composer who was an early pioneer of the fusion of jazz and world music. More than twenty of his albums made the Billboard Top 200 charts.

Herbie Mann was born in Brooklyn. He started playing the flute professionally at age fifteen and fused jazz with music from around the world. His big hit single was “Hijack”, which was a Billboard #1 dance hit for three weeks in 1975

Herbie Mann was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Herbie Mann was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Herbert Jay Solomon 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.


Herbie’s Herbert Jay Solomon attended Manhattan School of Music, Manhattan, NY (1952-54).


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

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Personal Life

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

Herbie Mann was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Herbert Jay Solomon
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Herbie Mann 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: Herbie Mann was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Herbie Mann 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.

Herbie Mann’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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