Chet Baker Rank
About Chet Baker
Chesney Henry Baker Jr., also known as Chet Baker, deservingly earned the nickname “Prince of Cool” for his significant contributions to the subgenre termed cool jazz. The trumpeter reached his peak in the 1950s, a period which saw him release the successful albums “It Could Happen to You” and “Chet Baker Sings”, both of which featured his vocals.
After a string of legal problems in the 1960s, he bounced back in the 1970s and continued to enjoy success in the 1980s.
He was the son of Vera Moser, a pianist, and Chesney Baker Sr., a guitarist. He was married thrice. He also had three children.
His album, “Chet Baker Sings” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001. He is an inductee of both the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame and Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.
He accidentally fell to his death from his hotel room in Amsterdam on 13 May 1988.
Chet Baker Rank
F.A.Q. about Chet Baker
When is his birthday?
Chet Baker's birthday is on December 23, 1929.
In how many days is his birthday?
Chet Baker's birthday is in 67 days
How old was Chet Baker when he died?
He was 58 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 13, 1988.
How old would he be today?
Chet Baker would be 91 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Chet Baker from?
He was born in Yale, Oklahoma, U.S..
Chet Baker's Popularity
Chet Baker was a famous American trumpet player and singer, who was born on December 23, 1929. As a person born on this date, Chet Baker is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (December 23) and the 29th most popular for the year (1929).
People born on December 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Chet Baker is the 789th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Chet Baker's birthday, Chet Baker is the 7128th most famous American.
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