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Billy Krechmer: 1910-2002
Billy Krechmer
Clarinet, club owner

Born: 1910 in Millville, Philadelphia
Died: March 11, 2002 in Paoli, Philadelphia

Clarinettist and Club Owner Billy Krechmer

Copyright © 2002 


Billy Krechmer was a clarinet player and jazz club proprietor in Philadelphia. he played with Herb Gordon and Ted Lewis in the big band era. He operated his club, known simply as Billy Krechmer's, from 1938 until 1966.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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