Asked in Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages
Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages
When was Zeke Zarchy born?
Asked in Glenn Miller
Where is Zeke Zarchy trumpeter for Glenn Miller orchestra buried or What Happened to him after Millers death?
Zeke Zarchy passed away on April 12, 2009. Miller's plane was lost during World War II but his band was not on it with him. Zeke was the last band member to see Miller alive, having talked with him at the airfield just before takeoff. Glenn Miller's band did not die with him. Zeke settled in Southern California after the war and worked as a studio musician for television and films for many years. He played in many Glenn Miller Reunion bands and toured Japan over 30 times, along with studio work for both CBS and NBC staff orchestras, and with the Great Pacific Jazz Band with Bob Ringwald. Zeke passed away on April 12, 2009 (Sunday - not Saturday as stated in the obit) See the link for more information on his career.