Norm Bobrow Dies At 90
April 17, 2008 at 11:37 AM (PT)
NORM BOBROW, a champion of SEATTLE jazz, died SUNDAY, APRIL 13th, at age 90. A disc jockey, SEATTLE TIMES columnist and singer/bandleader who presented FATS WALLER, LIONEL HAMPTON AND CHARLIE PARKER, among others, BOBROW's career in popular music spanned seven decades.
He died of cancer, according to his brother, MORT.
Besides his brother, BOBROW is survived by three stepchildren, MARTY, DAVID and JERRY GLEESON, and two step-grandchildren. A fourth stepson, PAUL, preceded him in death. Memorial service arrangements are pending.