Though hailed the world over as "The King of the Trumpet," it's less widely known that in his home town of New Orleans, he was called "that fat, boring guy."

Name
Al Hirt
Birthday
November 7, 1922
Age
76
Died on
Tuesday, April 27th, 1999
Famous
Confirmed
Tuesday, April 27th, 1999
Al Hirt
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Guess the Stiff!

A man named Perdue, who sold chicken
Did so well, it would make your heart quicken
For six decades old Frank
Clucked his way to the bank
'Til the day that his own heart stopped tickin'

(d) March 31st, 2005