Vince Guaraldi

Musical Artist

1928 – 1976

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Who was Vince Guaraldi?

Vincent Anthony "Vince" Guaraldi was an American jazz musician and pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. Guaraldi was born in San Francisco, California's North Beach area, a place that became very important to his blossoming musical career. Vince’s last name changed to Guaraldi after his mother Carmella Guaraldi divorced his biological father and Vince was adopted by his stepfather, Tony Guaraldi. He was the nephew of musician, singer, and whistler Muzzy Marcellino. Vince graduated from Lincoln High School, attended San Francisco State University, and served as an Army cook in the Korean War.

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Born
Jul 17, 1928
San Francisco
Also known as
  • V. Guaraldi
  • Vincent Anthony Guaraldi
  • Vince Guarldi
Parents
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • San Francisco State University
Lived in
  • San Francisco
Died
Feb 6, 1976
Menlo Park
Resting place
Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma

Submitted
on July 23, 2013