Duke Ellington

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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years.

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Age: 75 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

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1959 Anatomy of a Murder Pie Eye
1953 The United States Steel Hour Narrator
1949 Symphony in Swing Duke Ellington
1943 Reveille with Beverly Orchestra Leader
1941 Birth of the Blues Duke Ellington
1937 Hit Parade of 1937 Duke Ellington
1934 Belle of the Nineties Piano Player
1929 Black and Tan Duke Ellington
2013 Talking Sticks: A Musical Journey -
2013 An Honest Buck -
1969 Change of Mind -

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The wise musicians are those who play what they can master

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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 2

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