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Doc Severinsen
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Birth name Carl Hilding Severinsen
Born (1927-07-07) July 7, 1927 (age 94)
Arlington, Oregon, U.S.
Origin Arlington, Oregon, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Bandleader, trumpeter
Instruments Trumpet
Years active 1952–present

Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen (born July 7, 1927) is an American pop and jazz trumpeter. He is best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He has won a Grammy Award.

Severinsen was born on July 7, 1927 in Arlington, Oregon. He was married to Evonne Nyman from 1964 until they divorced in 1976. He married Emily Marshall in 1980. He has five children.

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