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ART TATUM


ART TATUM
 
Photo by Al Ehrenfried of jazz pianist Art Tatum with bassist Slam Stewart in background taken late 1940s


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Arthur Tatum Jr.
 
 
Description: Pianist, US
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_tatum_art.htm
 
Date Born: 13th October 1909
Location Born: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America
 
Date Died: 5th November 1956
Location Died: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Kidney failure
Memorial: He was originally interred at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, but was moved to the Great Mausoleum of Glendale's Forest Lawn Cemetery in 1991.
 
Summary: For a musician of such stature, there is very little published information available about Tatum's life. Only one full-length biography of Tatum has been published, Too Marvelous for Words, by James Lester.
 
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