Pete Fountain Death Cause and Date

Pete Fountain’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 3, 1930

Death Date August 6, 2016

Age of Death 86 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Clarinet Player

The clarinet player Pete Fountain died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Famed clarinetist who was known for his appearances on The Lawrence Welk Show and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

He had three children named Kevin, Jeffrey, and Dahra.

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What we used to say was whoever had the bow tie got to lead the band. There was never any jealousy.

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I was improvising before I was reading music. I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear. I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.

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You know, it’s funny… when you’re making money, people don’t think you’re playing jazz. Now when you’re not making money, people think that you’re a good jazz musician.

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If I had grown up in any place but New Orleans, I don’t think my career would have taken off. I wouldn’t have heard the music that was around this town. There was so much going on when I was a kid.

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