Django Reinhardt

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Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Liberchies, Belgium
Death Date
May 16, 1953 (43)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Liberchies, Belgium
Death Date
May 16, 1953 (43)

About

Manouche Romani guitarist whose jazz compositions like "Minor Swing" and "Nuages" have become jazz standards.

Before Fame

He received a banjo-guitar at the age of twelve, inspired to play by other Romani musicians.

Trivia

He founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with his brother.

Family Life

He married Sophie Irma Naguine Ziegler in July 1943 and they had two children together.

Associated With

He was very impressed with the talent of Louis Armstrong.