Gene Austin

Singer, Musical Artist

1900 – 1972

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Who was Gene Austin?

Gene Austin was an American singer and songwriter, one of the first "crooners". His 1920s compositions "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "The Lonesome Road" became pop and jazz standards.

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Born
Jun 24, 1900
Gainesville
Also known as
  • Gene Austen
  • Austin, Gene
  • Eugene Lucas
  • Gene Austin with Candy and Coco
  • Lemeul Eugene Lucas
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Baptists
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Palm Springs
  • Minden
Died
Jan 24, 1972
Palm Springs

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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