Johnny Hodges bio

Birth Name: Johnny Hodges

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Cambridge

Date Of Birth: July25, 1907

Date Of Death: May 11, 1970

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Johnny Hodges was born on the 25th of July, 1907. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. One of the Big Band Era’s greatest jazz saxophonists. He nurtured a longtime collaboration with Duke Ellington .

Johnny Hodges was born in Cambridge. He was a self-taught piano performer before taking an interest in the saxophone. His nickname was “Rabbit” for his unusual speed and ability to escape truant officers. He worked with several other important jazz artists, including Willie Cook, Roy Eldridge, and Harold Baker.

Johnny Hodges was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Johnny Hodges was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Johnny Hodges 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".


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

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Personal Life

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Johnny Hodges was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Johnny Hodges
BIRTH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Johnny Hodges was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Johnny Hodges was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: Johnny Hodges had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Johnny Hodges’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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