Thorstein Bjørn Skarning

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Thorstein Bjørn Skarning

Also Known As: "The Hillbilly Sol Hurok"
Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States
Death: March 19, 1997 (78)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thorstein Skarning and Anna Christine Kessell
Husband of Louella Anne La Ferriere
Father of <private> Preston (Skarning); <private> Skarning and Anna Luella Preston
Brother of Osmund Skarning; Lou Skarning and Irene Skarning

Occupation: Drummer, bandleader, promoter
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Thorstein Bjørn Skarning

T.B. Was a marine in WWlI

It was billed as Elvis Presley’s “first in-person appearance in the Northwest,” when ads heralding the singer’s coming shows began running in Twin Cities newspapers on May 7. Local promoter T. B. Skarning booked the Auditoriums in both cities for Sunday, May 13. Elvis would play St. Paul at 3 p.m. that afternoon, then take his show a few miles westward for an 8 p.m. performance in Minneapolis.

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Thorstein Bjørn Skarning's Timeline

November 6, 1918
Minnesota, United States
November 24, 1939
Age 21
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
March 19, 1997
Age 78