Buddy Rich

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich Full Name: Buddy Rich [Bernard Rich]


Profession: Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Why Famous: American jazz drummer and bandleader, billed as "the world's greatest drummer". Known for his virtuoso technique, power, groove, and speed.

Born: September 30, 1917
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Died: April 2, 1987 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Sudden unexpected respiratory and cardiac failure

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