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Les Brown

Born: Mar 14, 1912

Death: Jan 4, 2001

Birthplace: Reinerton-Orwin-Muir

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Les Brown

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1912
Date of Death : Jan 4, 2001
Birth Place : Reinerton-Orwin-Muir

Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr. was an American clarinetist, saxophonist, big band leader and composer, best known for his nearly seven decades of work with the big band Les Brown and His Band of Renown. The Band of Renown began in the late 1930s, initially as the group Les Brown and His Blue Devils, led by Brown while he was a student at Duke University. He was the first president of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The band now performs under the direction of his son, Les Brown, Jr.


  • Actor
  • Film Score Composer
  • Bandleader
  • Saxophonist

Also known as

  • Les Brown and his Music
  • Lester Raymond Brown
  • Les Brown and His Band of Reknown
  • Les Brown and His Band of Renown
  • Brown, Les
  • Les Brown and His Orchestra
  • Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr.


  • Evelyn Brown


  • Les Brown Jr.
  • Denise Brown
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