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Birthday
26, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 22, 1944 (32)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 22, 1944 (32)

About

Jazz artist and swing pianist who was greatly admired during his lifetime, but his early death plunged his legacy into obscurity.

Before Fame

He conducted a 10-piece New York City band when he was a teenager.

Trivia

He composed Lullaby in Rhythm with Edgar Sampson.

Family Life

His family was musical, so it was no shock when he began piano lessons at three.

Associated With

He and Duke Ellington were contemporaries.

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