Greenspan the bandleader for finance, real estate

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This world-famous man helped found a band and toured as a member. Many years later, in 2002, he received an honorary knighthood. No, it’s not Sir Paul McCartney – it’s Alan Greenspan, head of the Federal Reserve.

After studying clarinet at Julliard, Greenspan played saxophone with a swing band, reportedly dating Barbara Walters before settling down as the spouse of NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell.