Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an
American composer, ... His reputation continued to rise after he died, and he was
awarded a special Pulitzer Pr...
An originator of big-band jazz, Duke Ellington was an American composer,
pianist ... On May 24, 1974, at the age of 75, Duke Ellington died of lung cancer
Died: May 24, 1974 ... Duke Ellington is considered by many to be one of
America's most brilliant jazz composers (writers of music) of the twentieth century.
Duke Ellington spent the first 24 years of his life in Washington's culturally thriving
Negro community. ... These years did bring an influx of extraordinary new talent
to the band including ... Duke Ellington died on May 24, 1974 at 75 years of age.
Dec 12, 2002 ... Duke Ellington. About Duke ... In May of 1974, Ellington died of lung cancer in
New York City. In his more than .... What did you think? We were ...
Feb 15, 2016 ... One of the originators of big-band jazz, Ellington led his band for more than ...
died. May 24, 1974. New York City, New York. Duke Ellington, byname ... but did
not accept, a scholarship to the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.
Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and performer who is ... Died At
Age ... The first job that he did was of selling peanuts at Washington Senators ...
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 ...
Born: April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C.. Died: May 24, 1974, New York City. Born
Edward Kennedy Ellington, Duke Ellington was one of the founding fathers of ...
May 25, 1974 ... From the Archives: Jazz Great Duke Ellington Dies in New York Hospital .... He
did not compose simply for the orchestra, but for the distinctive ...