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1973 – Drummer Gene Krupa dies of leukemia at the …

1973 – Drummer Gene Krupa dies of leukemia at the age of 64. Gene Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an influential American jazz and big band drummer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. Biography Eugene Bertram Krupa was born to Polish parents in Chicago, Illinois. He began playing professionally […]