Sidney Bechet

Sidney Bechet bio

Birth Name: Sidney Bechet

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: New Orleans

Date Of Birth: May 14, 1897

Date Of Death: May 14, 1959

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Sidney Bechet was born on the 14th of May, 1897. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. Considered the first successful and influential jazz saxophonist who also was a skilled clarinet player and composer.

Sidney Bechet was born in New Orleans. He collaborated with many New Orleans ensembles and started recording in 1923, led by Clarence Williams . He recorded with French Vogue from 1953 until his death in 1959.

Sidney Bechet was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sidney Bechet was born in 1890s.

Sidney Bechet 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Sidney Bechet was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sidney Bechet
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Sidney Bechet was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Sidney Bechet was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Sidney Bechet 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.

Sidney Bechet’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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