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Kenny Gardner: 1913-2002
Kenny Gardner

Born: March 20, 1913 in Lakeview, Iowa
Died: August 2, 2002 in Manhasset, New York

Kenny Gardner, singer

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Kenny Gardner was the smooth tenor vocalist in the popular jazz-inflected dance band led by Guy Lombardo. Gardner was the featured singer in the band, Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, from 1940-78, and was known for his theatrical antics in dramatising certain songs. He died of a heart attack.

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

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