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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "H")

Only performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages are included.

 

For performers with last names beginning with "H," scroll the table below.
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Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
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Jack Haley
(born John Joseph Haley August 10, 1898, Boston, Massachusetts, US - died June 6, 1979, age 80,
Los Angeles, California, US -- actor, comedian, singer best known for his protrayal of the Tin Woodsman in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz)

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Scott Hamilton
(born September 12, 1954, Providence Rhode Island, US --jazz tenor Saxophonist)



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Thomas Hampson
(born June 28, 1955, Elkhart, Indiana US)

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Herbie Hancock
(born Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, April 12, 1940, Chicago, Illinois, US -- jazz musician (keyboards), composer, bandleader)


album: The Essential Herbie Hancock
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Byron Harlan
(born August 29, 1861 – died September 11, 1936: origins: Kansas)


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Barry Harris Quartet
(with Sonny Stitt)
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Marion Harris
(born Mary Ellen Harrison April 4, 1896. Indiana, US - died April 23, 1944, age 48, New York City)

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Johnny Hartman
(born John Maurice Hartman, July 3, 1923, Houma, Louisiana US - died September 15, 1983, age 60)

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Coleman Hawkins
(born Coleman Randolph Hawkins November 21, 1904, Saint Joseph, Missouri, US - died May 19, 1969, age 64,
New York City)


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Dick Haymes
(born Richard Benjamin Haymes September 13, 1918, Buenos Aires, Argentina - died March 28, 1980, age 61, Los Angeles, California, US)

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Ray Heatherton
(born June 1, 1909, Orange, New Jersey, US -- died August 15, 1997, Englewood, New Jersey - singer and actor)


photo of Ray Heatherton
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Fletcher Henderson
(born James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr., December 18, 1897, Cuthbert, Georgia, US - died December 29, 1952 (age 55) New York City -- pianist, bandleader, arranger)

album cover: Fletcher Henderson "Tidal Wave"
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Nicole Henry
(an American jazz singer, raised in Bucks County PA, US)

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Audrey Hepburn
(born Audrey Kathleen Ruston May 4, 1929, Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium - died January 20, 1993 (age 63) Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland -- actress)


DVD cover: Audrey Hepburn Collection
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Woody Herman
(born Woodrow Charles Herman May 16, 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US - died October 29, 1987, age 74, West Hollywood, California, US)

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Vincent Herring
(born November 19, 1964, American jazz hard bop and post-bop saxophonist and flautist)



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The Hilltoppers
(Visit iTunes for history of group)

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The Hi-Los
(History of the group at iTunes)

MP3 album at Amazon


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Richard Himber
(Born February 20, 1899, Newark, New Jersey US,
Died December 11, 1966 (aged 66), New York City
-- bandleader, composer, violinist, magician)



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Maud Hixson
(Maud Hixson, who grew up in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, became a full-time musician in 2003, performed at the New York Cabaret Convention in 2011 at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall, and in 2012 appeared in concert with composer and pianist Richard Rodney Bennett as part of the Midtown Jazz Series in New York.

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Billie Holiday
(born, Eleanora Fagan, April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania US - died July 17, 1959, age 44, New York City -- also known as Lady Day)


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Libby Holman
(born Elizabeth Lloyd Holzman, May 23, 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio, US - died June 18, 1971, age 67, Stamford, Connecticut US)

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Shirley Horn
(born Shirley Valerie Horn May 1, 1934, Washington, D.C., U.S. died October 20, 2005 (age 71) Cheverly, Maryland US)

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Lena Horne
(born Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, June 30, 1917, Brooklyn, New York City - died May 9, 2010, age 92, New York City)

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Mick Hucknall
(born Michael James Hucknall June 8, 1960, Denton, Lancashire, England -- singer-songwriter and musician - aka Simply Red)

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Helen Humes
(born June 23, 1913, Louisville, Kentucky, US - died September 9, 1981, age 68 -- jazz and blues singer


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Leslie Hutchinson
(born Leslie Arthur Julien Hutchinson -- Also known as "Hutch" -- March 7, 1900, Gouyave, Grenada - died August 18 or 19, 1969 (age 69) London -- Cabaret singer and pianist)


album cover: Leslie Hutchinson: "Hutch at the Piano"
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Dick Hyman
(born Richard Hyman, March 8, 1927, New York City, age 86 in 2013, -- jazz pianist)

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Performers on "H" Page
(Click name to go directly to entry)

Jack Haley
Scott Hamlton
Thomas Hampson
Herbie Hancock
Byron Harlan
Barry Harris Quartet
Marion Harris
Johnny Hartman
Coleman Hawkins
Dick Haymes
Fletcher Henderson
Nicole Henry
Audrey Hepburn
Woody Herman
Vincent Herring
The Hilltopers
The Hi-Los
Richard Himber
Maud Hixson
Billie Holiday
Libby Holman
Shirley Horn
Lena Horne
Mick Hucknall
Helen Humes
Leslie Hutchinson
Dick Hyman
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