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29/04/1899 Composer Duke Ellington is born

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Duke Ellington - Pianist & Songwriter | Mini Bio | BIO

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Duke Ellington - Role in the Harlem Renaissance

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Black History Month Videos for Kids: Duke Ellington Biography (Educational)

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Black and Tan Fantasy (1929) - Duke Ellington

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Duke Ellington - Satin Doll

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led in a career spanning over fifty years. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mid-1920s onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in Harlem.
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