Bob Crosby

Bob Crosby
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Crosby in 1953
Background information
Birth nameGeorge Robert Crosby
Born(1913-08-23)August 23, 1913
Spokane, Washington, U.S.
DiedMarch 9, 1993(1993-03-09) (aged 79)
La Jolla, California,
GenresSwing, big band, Dixieland
Occupation(s)Musician, bandleader, NHL player
Years active1931–1960s
Associated actsBing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Doris Day, Gisele MacKenzie, Jack Benny

George Robert Crosby (August 23, 1913 – March 9, 1993) was an American jazz singer and bandleader, known for his group the Bob-Cats.


Crosby was born in Spokane, Washington.[1] The seven Crosby children were Larry (1895–1975), Everett (1896–1966), Ted (1900–1973), Harry (1903–1977, popularly known as Bing Crosby), Catherine (1905–1974), Mary Rose (1907–1990), and George Robert, popularly known as Bob (1913–1993).

His parents were English-American bookkeeper Harry Lowe Crosby (1871–1950) and Irish-American Catherine Harrigan (1873–1964, affectionately known as Kate), the daughter of a builder from County Mayo in Ireland.[2]

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