Alpert, Herb, 1935-

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Herb Alpert (b. March 31, 1935, Los Angeles, CA) is an American musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert is also a recording industry executive, the "A" of A&M Records, a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold to PolyGram. Alpert is also a painter and sculpter. Alpert's musical accomplishments include five No. 1 albums and 28 albums total on the Billboard Album chart, nine Grammy Awards, fourteen platinum albums, and fifteen gold albums. Alpert has sold 72 million records worldwide. Alpert is the only recording artist to hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop chart as both a vocalist ("This Guy's in Love with You", 1968), and an instrumentalist ("Rise", 1979).
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referencedIn [Morning News Summaries – August 1993] [1] William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
referencedIn Lautenberg, Frank (D-NJ) William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
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contributorOf ROWAN AND MARTIN AT THE MOVIES National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
contributorOf Hollywood Star-Spangled Revue: Saluting 25 Years of U.S. Savings Bonds National Archives at College Park
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn A & M Records Collection of business papers, sound recordings, music manuscripts, and memorabilia, 1959-1992 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
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associatedWith A & M Records (Firm) person
associatedWith Blocker, Dan, 1928-1972 person
associatedWith Brown, Les, 1912-2001 person
associatedWith Burnett, Carol person
associatedWith Day, Doris, 1924- person
associatedWith Diller, Phyllis person
associatedWith Douglas, Kirk, 1916-.... person
associatedWith Greene, Lorne person
associatedWith Griffith, Andy, 1926-2012 person
associatedWith Heston, Charlton person
associatedWith Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 person
associatedWith Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983 person
associatedWith Knotts, Don, 1924-2006 person
associatedWith Landon, Michael, 1936-1991 person
associatedWith Lautenberg, Frank R. person
associatedWith Martin, Dean, 1917-1995. person
associatedWith Martin, Dick, 1922-2008 person
associatedWith McNair, Barbara person
associatedWith Peppard, George person
associatedWith Rockettes (Dance company) corporateBody
associatedWith Stewart, James, 1908-1997 person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary corporateBody
associatedWith Voice of America. corporateBody
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Birth 1935-03-31




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