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Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone was a Cypriot-American singer-songwriter and musician specializing in jazz, blues, and Tin Pan Alley classics. Recognized by his Panama hat, dark sunglasses, and black tie, Redbone was born in Cyprus of Armenian ancestry and first appeared on stage in Toronto, Canada, in the early 1970s. He also appeared on film and television in acting and voice-over roles... Read More

Birth nameDickran Gobalian
BornAugust 26, 1949
Nicosia, Cyprus
DiedMay 30, 2019 (aged 69)
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresVaudevillian, ragtime, jazz, blues
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years activeLate 1960s–2015
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