Duke Ellington (1899-1974)

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Names
Duke Ellington
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Dates
1899-1974
Birth
April 29, 1899
Death
May 24, 1974
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Timeline

29 Apr 1899
Birth of Duke Ellington
1927
Duke Ellington's orchestra is the house band at the Cotton Club
24 May 1974
Death of Duke Ellington