Quotes by Duke Ellington

About Duke Ellington:

Edward Kennedy was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years.

Author Bio

  • NameDuke Ellington
  • Description1899- 1974, American jazz musician, composer and band leader
  • AliasesEdward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington; Edward Kennedy Ellington
  • BornApril 29, 1899
  • DiedMay 24, 1974
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPianist; Composer; Autobiographer; Jazz Musician
  • WorksJust Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me); It Don't Mean A Thing; (In My) Solitude
  • AwardsSpingarn Medal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Legion Of Honour; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; Grammy Trustees Award