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Erroll Garner

Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner

Profession: Jazz Pianist

United States of America

Biography: Known for creating one of the best-selling albums in jazz, Concert by the Sea (1958). His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard.

Born: June 15, 1923
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: January 2, 1977 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

Historical Events

  • 1950-03-27 Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleveland, Ohio)

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