Woody Herman

Woody Herman bio

Birth Name: Woody Herman

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Milwaukee

Date Of Birth: May 16, 1913

Date Of Death: October 29, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Woody Herman was born on the 16th of May, 1913. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. Popular 1930s and 1940s bandleader who was also a singer, saxophonist, and clarinetist. He worked a lot with Isham Jones .

Woody Herman was born in Milwaukee. He started playing saxophone when he was twelve years old and played his first gigs with The Band That Plays The Blues. He was the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Woody Herman was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Woody Herman was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Woody Herman 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Woody Herman was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Woody Herman
NICKNAME: Road Father
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Woody Herman 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: Woody Herman was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Woody Herman 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.

Woody Herman’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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