Hoagy Carmichael

Photographic Gallery 

Personal Life: Photos from Hoagy's personal albums

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A Very Young Hoagland
A Very Young Hoagland

Hoagy, born Hoagland Carmichael, at about age 3.

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Hoagy and Mom
Hoagy and Mom

Hoagy Carmichael with his mother, Lida Carmichael.

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Hoagy and car.
Hoagy and car.

Hoagy in Palm Beach, circa 1923.

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"The Bent Eagles"
"The Bent Eagles"

Indiana University, circa 1926.

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Hoagy with trumpet
Hoagy with trumpet

Indiana University, circa 1927. The Bent Eagles were a Dada-inspired ensemble who dipped into poetry, drank merrily and paraded (quite literally) around campus.

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First Band
First Band

Hoagy Carmichael's first band, 1919.

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Bix Biederbecke and friend
Bix Biederbecke and friend
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Ruth Menardi
Ruth Menardi

Ruth Menardi, soon to be Ruth Carmichael, circa 1936.

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Ruth and Hoagy
Ruth and Hoagy

1936

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Ginger, Johnny, Hoagy, and Ruth
Ginger, Johnny, Hoagy, and Ruth

Left to right: Ginger and Johnny Mercer, Hoagy and Ruth Carmichael.

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