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COLE PORTER


COLE PORTER


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Cole Albert Porter
 
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
Known For: The composer of great standards such as - "Anything Goes" - "Night and Day"
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Easy Listening
 
Location: IN, United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.coleporter.org/bio.html
 
Date Born: 9th June 1891
Location Born: Peru, Indiana, United States of America
 
Date Died: 5th October 1964
Location Died: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Kidney failure
Memorial: Cole Porter died at the age of 73 and is interred in Mount Hope Cemetery in his native Peru, Indiana. Porter is buried between his wife and father.
 
Summary: Porter was born in to a wealthy family, his maternal grandfather, James Omar "J.O." Cole, was a coal and timber speculator who dominated his daughter's family. His mother started Porter in musical training at an early age; he learned the violin at age six, the piano at eight.
 
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