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Flutist

Herbie Mann, American Flutist. Recipient Downbeat award for flute, 1958-1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1948-1952. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences M C.

Background

Mann, Herbie was born on April 16, 1930 in New York City. Son of Harry C. and Ruth (Brecher) Solomon.

Education

Student, Manhattan School Music, 1952-1954.

Career

Founder, president Herbie Mann Music Corporation, New York City, from 1959. Founder Kokopelli Music, Santa Fe, from 1992. Toured Africa for Department State, 1960, Brazil, 1961-1962, Japan, 1964, Scandanavia, Cyprus and Turkey, 1971.

President Herbie Mann Orchestra, Inc., 5 Face of Music Productions, Inc., Rupadia Music, Inc.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1948-1952. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences M C.

Connections

Married Ruth Shore, September 8, 1956 (divorced 1971). Children: Paul J., Claudia. Married Jan Clonts, July 11, 1971 (divorced 1990).

2 children: Laura, Geoffrey. Married Susan Janeal Arison, 1991.

father:
Harry C. Solomon

mother:
Ruth (Brecher) Solomon

spouse:
Ruth Shore

spouse:
Jan Clonts

spouse:
Susan Janeal Arison

child:
Paul J. Mann

child:
Claudia Mann

child:
Laura Mann

child:
Geoffrey Mann