Wardell Gray

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Birth Name: Wardell Gray

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: February 13, 1921

Date Of Death: May 25, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Wardell Gray was born on the 13th of February, 1921. He was popular for being a Saxophonist. Swing and bebop saxophonist who collaborated with the likes of Benny Goodman and Count Basie ‘s orchestras.

Wardell Gray was born in Oklahoma. He had his first gig with Isaac Goodwin’s small band and went on to work with the Earl Hines Orchestra. He was found with his neck broken on the outskirts of Las Vegas.

Wardell Gray was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wardell Gray 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.

Wardell Gray 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".


Wardell’s Wardell Gray attended Cass Tech High School, MI.


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

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Personal Life

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

Wardell Gray was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wardell Gray
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Wardell Gray 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: Wardell Gray 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: Wardell Gray 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.

Wardell Gray’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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