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Quincy Jones Jr

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
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Profession: Composer & Singer

United States of America

Why Famous: A prolific composer and record producer for legendary musicians such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Celene Dion and Aretha Franklin.

He has won 27 Grammy Awards and being nominated 79 times.

Born: March 14, 1933
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Age: 88 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1968-10-17 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)
  • 1974-09-13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage
  • 1974-09-14 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California

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