Lucky Millinder (* 8. August 1900 in Anniston, Alabama; † 28. September 1966 in New York City ), eigentlich Lucius Venable Millinder, war ein US-amerikanischer R&B - und Swing -Bandleader und Sänger.
Lucius Venable "Lucky" Millinder (August 8, 1910 – September 28, 1966) was an American swing and rhythm-and-blues bandleader. Although he could not read or write music, did not play an instrument and rarely sang, his showmanship and musical taste made his bands successful.
Lucky Millinder. More images. Real Name: Lucius Venable Millinder. Profile: Lucky Millinder (born August 8, 1910, Anniston, Alabama, USA - died September 28, 1966, New York City, New York, USA) was an American swing and R&B bandleader. He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1986. Show more.
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8. Aug. 2014 · Lucky Millinder. Biography. He played no instruments, sang no songs, never became a noted composer, but in his own way, a musician of undeniable talent. He put bands together, got the vocalists, the right songs, and presented the entire package. Lucky Millinder was a genuine showman who was very much in the spotlight, while ...
Lucky Millinder (* 8. August 1900 in Anniston , Alabama ; † 28. September 1966 in New York City ), eigentlich Lucius Venable Millinder , war ein US-amerikanischer R&B - und Swing -Bandleader und Sänger.
Lucky Millinder Biography by Scott Yanow. Lucky Millinder was essentially a frontman, an occasional singer who conducted several impressive big bands. Millinder grew up in Chicago, worked as a dancer, and became a bandleader in 1931, using his original name of Lucius Venable, which he soon changed.