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BILLY ECKSTINE


BILLY ECKSTINE


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: William Clarence Eksteine
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
Known For: Acted in a few films noted for "That Old Black Magic"
 
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
 
Date Born: 8th July 1914
Location Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
 
Date Died: 8th March 1993
Location Died: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart failure
Memorial: One of the most distinctive of all ballad singers, Eckstine was both a pivotal figure in the history of jazz because of his commitment to bebop and the first black singer to achieve lasting success in the pop mainstream.
 
Summary: Born in Pittsburgh but raised in Washington, D.C., Eckstine began singing at the age of seven and entered many amateur talent shows.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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