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Leonard William Hambro Edit Profile

musician , music director

Leonard William Hambro, music director, musician. Served as corporal United States Army, 1943-1946.

Background

Hambro, Leonard William was born on October 16, 1923 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Harry William and Rose (Levine) Hambro.

Education

Student, New York University, 1947.

Career

Jazz saxophonist and clarinetist, Gene Krupa Orchestra, 1942, 47-51; 1st saxophonist, clarinetist, flutist, Ray McKinley and Machito Studios, New York City, 1951-1956; musician, manager, Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1956-1964; booking agent, Willard Alexander, New York City, 1964-1965; musician, contractor, Don Elliott, New York City, 1965-1967; musician, producer, arranger, Vardi-Hambro Prodns., New York City, 1967-1977; president, producer, Lenny Hambro Prodns., New York City, 1977-1980; director entertainment, Claridge Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, 1980-1981; music director, Bally's Park Place, Atlantic City, 1981-1984. Musician Trump Castle Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, 1985-1988. Musicdir. Lenny Hambro Quartet and Orchestra, New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, 1985-1988.

Membership

Served as corporal United States Army, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Lynn Michels, November 5, 1960. Children: Larry Lewis, Lee Charles.

father:
Harry William Hambro

mother:
Rose (Levine) Hambro

spouse:
Lynn Michels

child:
Lee Charles Hambro

child:
Larry Lewis Hambro