Gene Krupa, musician. Member American Federation Musicians.
Krupa, Gene was born on January 15, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Bartley and Ann (Oslowska) Krupa.
Student St. Joseph’s College (Indiana), 1926-1927.
. Professional drummer, 1927. Drummer Chicago night clubs, later with Joe Kayser’s band, dance orchs. of Red Nichols, Russ Columbo, Mal Hallett, Benny Goodman. Formed dance orchestra, Gene Krupa and his orchestra, 1938-1951.
Jazz player Philharmonic concert tours, recordings, television. Club appearances jazz trio and quartet, 1952-1973.
Member American Federation Musicians.
Married Ethel Fawcett (deceased). Married second, Patricia Bowler, April.