Louis Jordan bio

Birth Name: Louis Jordan

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: AR

Date Of Birth: July 8, 1908

Date Of Death: February 4, 1975

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Louis Jordan was born on the 8th of July, 1908. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. “The King of the Juxebox,” a swing saxophonist and bandleader who was considered one of the Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine.

Louis Jordan was born in AR. He learned clarinet from his father and played both clarinet and piano semi-professionally until he took up alto saxophone. He is considered one of the most successful African-American musicians of the twentieth century.

Louis Jordan was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Louis Jordan 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Louis Jordan was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Louis Jordan
NICKNAME: “The King of the Jukebox”
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Louis Jordan 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: Louis Jordan was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Louis Jordan 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.

Louis Jordan’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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