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Rex William Stewart Edit Profile

musician

Rex William Stewart, musician. Member Friends of America Jazz (director), A.S.C.A.P., American Federation television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation Musicians.

Background

Stewart, Rex William was born on February 22, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rex William and Jane (Johnson) Stewart.

Education

Student Wilberforce U., Xenia, O., 1925-1926.

Career

Musician, Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, 1926-1934, McKinney Orchestra, 1934-1935, Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1935-1946, Charlie Barnett Orchestra, 1946-1947. Program director for music, radio and television. Director Great South Bay Jazz Festival, 1957, 58.

Concert appearances, composer, music public.

Membership

Member Friends of America Jazz (director), A.S.C.A.P., American Federation television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation Musicians. Clubs: Le Jazz Hot.

Connections

Married Margarita Slaughter, June 7, 1929.; married second, Ruth Hansen. Children: Helena, Rex William, III, Regina.

father:
Rex William Stewart

mother:
Jane (Johnson) Stewart

spouses:
Margarita Slaughter

Ruth Hansen.

children:
Helena Stewart

Rex William Stewart

III Stewart

Regina Stewart