Related Information for Freddy Martin Freddy MartinMartin in the 1943 film Stage Door CanteenBackground informationBorn December 9, 1906Origin Cleveland, Ohio, United StatesDied September 30, 1983 (aged 76)Genres JazzOccupations Musician, bandleaderInstruments SaxophoneFrederick Alfred (Freddy) Martin (December 9, 1906 – September 30, 1983) was an American bandleader and tenor saxophonist.Early lifeMartin was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Raised largely in an orphanage and with various relatives, Martin started out playing.. read more