April 28, 1921 - November 04, 2010
Brooklyn, New York
Danny Gould was born with a song in his heart, and from his earliest days never stopped singing or playing it. As a teen in Brooklyn, he played his arguably un-cool accordion at Bar Mitzvah parties. Only he could turn the experience into the ultimate of coolness. In WWII, he took to entertaining his buddies, bringing joy to nights filled with boredom, exhaustion, and fear. At social events wherever he went, Danny became the life of the party. Wherever a crowd would gather, he would be there, singing songs, telling stories, bringing others into the fun, so it became about them, not him. With his prodigious talent for music, his knowledge of compositions, his ability to analyze any musical subject, he . . .