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DUKE ELLINGTON


DUKE ELLINGTON


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Edward Kennedy Ellington
 
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
Known For: Composer of "It Dont Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Swing"
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Jazz, Swing
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.dukeellington.com
 
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: Lung Cancer
Memorial: He was interred in the Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, New York City.
 
Summary: Ellington was to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents at 2129 Ward Place, NW in Washington, D.C. Daisy and J.E. were both piano players
 
 
 
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