Shelly Manne

Shelly Manne bio

Birth Name: Sheldon Manne

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: June 11, 1920

Date Of Death: September 26, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Shelly Manne was born on the 11th of June, 1920. He was popular for being a Drummer. Jazz drummer who has worked with artists including Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges .

Shelly Manne was born in New York City. He was inspired to play the drums at an early age, as his father and uncles were drummers. He worked as a bandleader on more than forty albums and was a sideman on albums for artists like Art Pepper .

Shelly Manne was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Shelly Manne 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.

Sheldon Manne 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Shelly Manne was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sheldon Manne
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Shelly Manne was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Shelly Manne was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Shelly Manne had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Shelly Manne’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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