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Duke Ellington


Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from ...

Duke Ellington Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline


Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and performer who is ... This biography profiles his childhood, life, music career, achievements and timeline.

Duke Ellington biographies and timeline | Songbook


Biographies Wikipedia Encyclopedia.com -- A paragraph and part of another which belong in the introductory section have been displaced to the end of the "At a ...

Duke Ellington - United States History


The role of Duke Ellington in the history of the United States of America.

Duke Ellington | American musician | Britannica.com


Feb 15, 2016 ... Duke Ellington, byname of Edward Kennedy Ellington (born April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 24, 1974, New York, N.Y.) ...

Duke Ellington (1899–1974) - Kids Music Corner


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 ...

Duke Ellington Biography - life, death, history, mother, son ...


Duke Ellington is considered by many to be one of America's most brilliant jazz composers (writers of music) of the twentieth century. Ellington's classics include  ...

Duke Ellington | About Duke Ellington | American Masters | PBS


Dec 12, 2002 ... ... of all time, Duke Ellington had an enormous impact on the popular music of the late 20th century. .... Photo Gallery and Career Timeline ...

Duke Ellington: Jazz Legend - Tripod


-Page 1- Duke Ellington, also known as Edward Kennedy Ellington, was born ... - Page 2- As a young man, Ellington displayed talent in several different arts, and ...

Timeline - 1920-1929 - Jazz in America


Duke Ellington makes his first recordings as leader of the Washingtonians. George Gershwin debuts Rhapsody in Blue along with Paul Whiteman's band.

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A Duke Ellington Panorama Timeline


1913, 14, Ellington begins high school (majoring in art), where he earns the nickname Duke; Begins playing piano at the Poodle Dog Cafe and high school ...

Duke Ellington - Pianist, Conductor, Songwriter - Biography.com


Biography.com profiles American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader Duke Ellington. Follow his prolific career as one of the originators of big-band jazz.

Duke Ellington's Early Years - America's Story from America's Library


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, ...