Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an
American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led
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Duke Ellington, byname of Edward Kennedy Ellington (born April 29, 1899,
Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 24, 1974, New York, N.Y.) American pianist
The role of Duke Ellington in the history of the United States of America.
-Page 1- Duke Ellington, also known as Edward Kennedy Ellington, was born on
April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C., where he spent nearly one-third of his life.
Timeline ... Duke Ellington's Early Years Duke Ellington was born in Washington
D.C., and from an early age he loved music. When he was four years old, ...
Born: 29th April 1899 in Washington DC, USA. Duke Ellington's grave in New
York Died: 24th May 1974 in New York, New York, USA. Buried: Woodlawn ...
Records ten selections with Duke Ellington in 1961, their only collaboration in the
recording studio. Performs at a birthday celebration for President John F.