Edgar Sampson

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Birthday
31, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 16, 1973 (65)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 16, 1973 (65)

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Best remembered for writing "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Don't Be That Way." He was uniquely skilled with the saxophone and violin.

Before Fame

He started playing the violin when he was just six years old and added the saxophone while he was in high school.

Trivia

He became a student of the Schillinger System during the early 1940s.

Family Life

His family was residing in New York City when he was born.

Associated With

He worked with many top musicians and composers over the course of his career, including Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, and Benny Goodman.

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