Full Name: Jean "Django" Reinhardt
Profession: Jazz Guitarist
Why Famous: Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1984, Reinhardt forged a new genre of music now known as Gypsy jazz, or Jazz manouche.
Despite having only two functional fingers on his left hand, Reinhardt was one of the most important and greatest jazz guitarists of all time.
- 1937-07-10 Dutch Django Reinhardt's "Quintette, premieres in du Hot Club"