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10/10/1917 - 02/17/1982
Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer considered "one of the giants of American music". Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to th...
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1949 - 09/09/2009
Michael John Galasso (1949, Hammond, Louisiana - September 9, 2009, Paris) was an American composer, violinist, and music director.
04/04/1909 - 02/09/1951
Eddy Duchin (April 1, 1909 or April 10, 1910 – February 9, 1951) was an American popular pianist and bandleader of the 1930s and 1940s, famous for his engaging onstage personality, his elegant piano style, and his fight a...
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07/04/1826 - 01/13/1864
Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 – January 13, 1864), known as the "father of American music", was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of the 19th century. His songs — such as "Oh! Susanna", ...
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05/13/1918 - 05/08/2008
Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008), known professionally as Eddy Arnold, was an American country music singer who performed for six decades.
05/21/1917 - 01/06/1993
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie  October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993 was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer dubbed "the sound of surprise
08/25/1918 - 10/14/1990
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American conductor, composer, author, music lecturer and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim....
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02/07/1934 - 04/17/2003
Earl King (February 7, 1934 – April 17, 2003) was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music. A composer of well known standards such as "Come On" (covered by Jimi Hendrix) and Professor Longhair...
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01/31/1921 - 10/07/1959
Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921 - October 7, 1959) was an American tenor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and the 1950s.The son of Italian immigrants, he began studying to be a professional singer at the age of 15.
Mike Starr (Michael Christopher Starr)
04/04/1966 - 03/08/2011
Michael Christopher "Mike" Starr (April 4, 1966 – March 8, 2011) was an American musician, best known as the original bassist in Alice in Chains, who he played with from the band's formation in 1987 until 1993.
11/14/1915 - 06/16/2005
Billy Bauer (November 14, 1915 – June 16, 2005) was an American cool jazz guitarist. Bauer was an impressive jazz guitarist. He was a melodic, tasteful and sensitive improviser, and a superb accompanist and rhythm-section member with Her...
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09/23/1926 - 07/17/1967
John William Coltrane (sometimes abbreviated "Trane"; September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He was prolific, organizing at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his reco...
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09/27/1909 - 03/15/1959
Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959),nicknamed "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and clarinetist. He also played trumpet, violin, and drums.
Kick Cavendish (Kathleen Agnes Kennedy)
02/20/1920 - 05/13/1948
Kathleen Agnes "Kick" Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington (February 20, 1920 – May 13, 1948), born Kathleen Agnes Kennedy, was the fourth child and second daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.and Rose Kennedy. She...
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04/09/1916 - 07/21/2011
Elliot Handler (April 9, 1916 – July 21, 2011) was the co-founder of Mattel and with his wife a developer of the biggest-selling toys in American history, including Barbie dolls, Chatty Cathy, Creepy Crawlies and Hot Wheels.
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