Ray Brown bio

Birth Name: Ray Brown

Occupation: Bassist

Place Of Birth: Pittsburgh

Date Of Birth: October 13, 1926

Date Of Death: July 2, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Not available

Ray Brown was born on the 13th of October, 1926. He was famous for being a Bassist. Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist who was inducted into the Jazz Hall Of Fame in 2003.

Ray Brown was born in Pittsburgh. He learned to play the trombone to avoid conforming, as his peers were learning the piano. He wrote the song that became the theme song for The Steve Allen Show.

Ray Brown was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ray Brown 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.

Ray Brown 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.


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

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Personal Life

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

Ray Brown was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ray Brown
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ray Brown was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ray Brown was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ray Brown had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ray Brown’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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