Russell Procope

Russell Procope bio

Birth Name: Russell Procope

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: August 11, 1908

Date Of Death: January 21, 1981

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Russell Procope was born on the 11th of August, 1908. He was known for being a Saxophonist. Alto saxophonist and clarinet player who is known for his many years performing in Duke Ellington ‘s orchestra.

Russell Procope was born in New York City. His first professional gig was with Billy Freeman’s orchestra. He went on to record with Jelly Roll Morton and an array of other celebrated musicians. He served in the Armed Forces from 1942 until the conclusion of World War II.

Russell Procope was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Russell Procope
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



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

Ruling Planet: Russell Procope 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.

Russell Procope’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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