Roy Eldridge bio

Birth Name: David Roy Eldridge

Occupation: Trumpet Player

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: January30, 1911

Date Of Death: February 26, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Roy Eldridge was born on the 30th of January, 1911. He was famous for being a Trumpet Player. Influential swing musician who is known for his tritone substitutions and distinct style.

Roy Eldridge was born in Pennsylvania. He played with many traveling groups around the Midwest after learning how to play piano, drums, and trumpet. He joined Gene Krupa’s Orchestra in 1941, making him one of the first black musicians to be invited on as a permanent member of a white big band.

Roy Eldridge was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Roy Eldridge was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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Roy Eldridge was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME:David Roy Eldridge



Zodiac Sign: Roy Eldridge was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Roy Eldridge was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Roy Eldridge had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Roy Eldridge’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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