Crosby, Bob

Crosby, (George Robert) Bob

(1913–93) band leader; born in Spokane, Wash. (brother of Bing Crosby). He became leader of a big-band that was internationally popular in the late-1930s, and members such as Matty Matlock, Nappy Lamare, and Bob Haggart also played in the Bob Cats, a famous small band. Crosby served in World War II and later performed on radio and television and formed reunion bands for special performances.
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