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  2. Jun 17,  · 2) Duke had another (less suave) nickname. While Edward Kennedy Ellington was given the nickname of "Duke" early in life due to his suave nature and .
  3. A giant on the 20th century American cultural scene, Duke Ellington was widely regarded as a legend during his own lifetime. Early life. Edward Kennedy Ellington was born on April 29, to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington. They lived with his maternal grandparents at Ward Place, NW in Washington, D.C., USA.
  4. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was a composer, pianist, and big band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the words of Bob Blumenthal of the Boston Globe "In the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington." A prominent figur.
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  6. Beginning with his "Jungle Band" to his "Famous Orchestra" which appeared at Carnegie Hall numerous times and even introduced several Jazz suite that Duke had composed, Ellington his the most successful and important orchestra leader in Jazz history.
  7. Nov 19,  · Duke Ellington, American pianist who was the greatest jazz composer and bandleader of his time. One of the originators of big-band jazz, Ellington led his band for more than half a century, composed thousands of scores, and created one of the most distinctive ensemble sounds in .
  8. Duke Ellington was an American jazz musician who composed thousands of musical scores during a career that spanned more than 50 years. He was born Edward Kennedy Ellington on April 29, , in Washington, D.C., to James Edward Ellington and Daisy (Kennedy) Ellington. Both of his parents played the piano, and he began to take piano lessons at the age of seven.
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