Buddy DeFranco (Clarinet)
Born: 17th February 1923, Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: 24th December 2014, Panama City, Florida
Boniface Ferdinand Leonard "Buddy" DeFranco was an Italian-American jazz clarinetist. In addition to his work as a bandleader, DeFranco led the Glenn Miller Orchestra for almost a decade in the 1960s and '70s.