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Duke Ellington started as a pool hall piano player and grew to become one of the great figures in American jazz performance. One of the first to use classical themes in jazz, Duke Ellington is considered one of the its most innovative composers as well. (... More »
Name at Birth: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Born: April 29, 1899 (age 117), Washington, D.C.
Died: May 24, 1974
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Duke Ellington - Wikipedia


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