Alan Freed, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alan Freed

American disc jockey

Date of Birth: 15-Dec-1921

Place of Birth: Windber, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 20-Jan-1965

Profession: disc jockey, radio personality

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Alan Freed

  • Albert James "Alan" Freed (December 15, 1921 – January 20, 1965) was an American disc jockey.
  • He became internationally known for promoting the mix of blues, country, rhythm and blues music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of rock and roll.
  • His career was destroyed by the payola scandal that hit the broadcasting industry in the early 1960s.

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