Monday, May 25, 2009

R.I.P.: Charly Höllering

Charly Höllering
(born April 19, 1944, Asch, Sudetenland;
died May 24, 2009, Germany)

The German clarinetist Charly Höllering died on May 24th in Germany after a heart attack at the age of 65. Höllering started his career with the Darktown Jazzband in Stuttgart and worked with the Spree City Stompers in Berlin from 1964-68. He lived in Northern Germany until 1975 where he was active in several traditional jazz bands before settling again in Stuttgart. Besides his musical performances he was a member of the Stuttgart Jazz Society.

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