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DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS


DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS


SUMMARY
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
Known For: One of Americas greata
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.dellington.org
 
Date Born: 29th April 1899
Location Born: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 24th May 1974
Location Died: NYC, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: A large memorial to Ellington, created by sculptor Robert Graham, was dedicated in 1997 in New York's Central Park, near Fifth Avenue and 110th Street, an intersection named Duke Ellington Circle.
 
Summary: Edward Kennedy Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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