Duke Ellington

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Duke Ellington
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Ellington c. 1940s
Background information
Birth name Edward Kennedy Ellington
Born 29 Apryle 1899(1899-04-29)
Washington, D.C.
Deid 24 Mey 1974(1974-05-24) (aged 75)
New York Ceety, New York
Genres Swing, orchestral jazz
Thrift Baundleader, muisicker, componer, conductor, sangwriter
Instruments Piano
Years active 1914–1974
Wabsteid www.dukeellington.com

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (Aprile 29, 1899 – Mey 24, 1974) wis an American componer, pianist, an baundleader o a jazz orchestra, which he led frae 1923 till his daith in a career spannin ower fifty years.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Biography". DukeEllington.com (Official site). 2008. Retrieved January 26, 2012.