George Hamilton (musician)

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George "Spike" Hamilton (1901-1957) was a popular bandleader[1] who led a band based at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.[2] Among the musicians in the band included Ray Robbins, Spike Jones and Leighton Noble. In the 1930s, he appeared in the movie Gift of Gab. He also appeared in a 1937 short film entitled Sunday Night at the Trocadero. Hamilton also developed a perfume called "White Shoulders".

His first wife was Ann Stevens, formerly Mrs. William Potter, with whom he had two sons, David Hamilton and actor George Hamilton.[3] His second wife was June Howard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ LEE, LINDA (2001-12-23). "A NIGHT OUT WITH -- George Hamilton; Glowing in the Dark". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ "George Hamilton Orch.". nfo.net. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  3. ^ Minkoff, Alysse. "Full Circle". CigarAficionado.com. Retrieved 2009-05-06.