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
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most important composer in… ... Died. May 24, 1974 in New York, NY .... He did
not usually perform with the orchestra, but he became Ellington's composition ...
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 ...
Dec 12, 2002 ... Duke Ellington. About Duke ... In May of 1974, Ellington died of lung cancer in
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President Lyndon Johnson presented Duke Ellingtonwith the President's Gold ...
He died of lung cancer and pneumonia on May 24, 1974, a month after his 75th ...
Duke Ellington, byname of Edward Kennedy Ellington (born April 29, 1899,
Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 24, 1974, New York, N.Y.) ... years, and he
was awarded, but did not accept, a scholarship to the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn,
On this day in History, Duke Ellington dies on May 24, 1974. Learn more about
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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 ...
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 ...