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Gene Austin

Born: Jun 24, 1900

Death: Jan 24, 1972

Birthplace: Gainesville

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Gene Austin

Date of Birth : Jun 24, 1900
Date of Death : Jan 24, 1972
Birth Place : Gainesville

Gene Austin was an American singer and songwriter, one of the first "crooners". His 1920s compositions "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "The Lonesome Road" became pop and jazz standards.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Author
  • Songwriter

Also known as


  • Austin, Gene
  • Gene Austen
  • Eugene Lucas
  • Lemeul Eugene Lucas
  • Gene Austin with Candy and Coco

Parents


  • Nova Lucas
  • Serena Belle Harrell

Spouse


  • Kathryn Arnold
  • Agnes Austin
  • Doris Sherrell
  • Gigi Austin
  • LouCeil Hudson

Children


  • Charlotte Austin
  • Ann Austin

Awards Won


  • Grammy Hall of Fame Award
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