Cab Calloway Jazz Singer

Cab Calloway
Birth Place:
Rochester, New York
United States of America
December 25, 1907
Death Date:
November 18, 1994 (age 86)
Birth Sign:

He was born on December 25, 1907 (died on November 18, 1994, he was 86 years old) . His nickname was Cabell Calloway III (birth name).


Cabell Cab Calloway III was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem New York City where he was a regular performer. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the start of the 1930s through to the late 1940s. read more

Is Cab Calloway still alive?

No, he died on 11/18/1994, 26 years ago. He was 86 years old when he died. Cause of death: stroke. He died in Hockessin and buried in Ferncliff Cemetery .

What was Cab's zodiac sign?

Cab Calloway zodiac sign was capricorn.


His first feature film was The Blues Brothers (1980, as Curtis). He was 72 when he starred in this movie. Since 1980, he has appeared in 29 feature films. The last one is Cab Calloway: Sketches (2012). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

When his last album Minnie the Moocher (Live) released, he was 112 years old.

His first album Super Hits Of Swing - Volume 1 released 89 years ago, he was 24 years old. There were 10 songs in this album.

Awards (3)

Awarded National Medal of Arts in 1992 , awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 , awarded Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1981 ,


He graduated from Lincoln University


He had one child, Camay (94) . When his first child, Camay Calloway Murphy, was born, Cab Calloway was 19 years old.

Top Cab Calloway Songs

  1. Minnie The Moocher (Album Best Of The Big Bands, released 32 years ago)
  2. Everybody Eats When They Come To My House (Album Hi De Ho Man, released 47 years ago)
  3. St. James Infirmary (Album Jukebox Hits 1930-1950, released 16 years ago)
  4. Reefer Man (Album Best Of The Big Bands, released 32 years ago)
  5. Jumpin Jive (Album Hi De Ho Man, released 47 years ago)
  6. The Ghost Of Smokey Joe (Album Halloween Classics: Songs That Scared The Bloomers Off Your Great-Grandma, released 13 years ago)
  7. The Jumpin' Jive (Album Best Of The Big Bands, released 32 years ago)
  8. Hey Now, Hey Now (Album Are You Hep To The Jive?, released 26 years ago)
  9. Hi De Ho Man (Album Hi De Ho Man, released 47 years ago)
  10. A Chicken Ain't Nothing But A Bird (Album Hi De Ho Man, released 47 years ago)

Cab Calloway's child

Cab Calloway Movies (29)

Cab Calloway TV Shows

Cab Calloway Albums (47)

Cab Calloway movie characters

When is Cab Calloway's next birthday?

Cab Calloway was born on the , which was a Wednesday

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