Ole Larson's Folks

Christened on this date in 1830: great-grandaunt Kari Larsdatter (m. Nesseth), whose birth was featured on 19 April.

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Outside the family, born in Chicago on this date in 1909: jazz great Benny Goodman. The clip below is from the 1937 film, “Hollywood Hotel.” The Benny Goodman Orchestra features solos by drummer Gene Krupa and trumpeter Harry James, as well as Goodman himself on clarinet.

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