Stan Getz

Stan Getz bio

Birth Name: Stanley Gayetzby

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: February 2, 1927

Date Of Death: June 6, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Stan Getz was born on the 2nd of February, 1927. He was popular for being a Saxophonist. One of the greatest jazz saxophonists of all time who became forever known with his hit, “The Girl from Ipanema.”

Stan Getz was born in Philadelphia. He grew up wanting to play every instrument he could get his hands on, but at age thirteen he focused exclusively to the saxophone. He played with jazz greats Oscar Peterson, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and others.

Stan Getz was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Stan Getz 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.

Stanley Gayetzby 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.


Stan’s Stanley Gayetzby attended James Monroe High School (New York).


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

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Personal Life

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

Stan Getz was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Stanley Gayetzby
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Stan Getz 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: Stan Getz was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Stan Getz 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.

Stan Getz’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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