Billy Strayhorn

Real Name:William Thomas Strayhorn

Born: November 29, 1915 in Dayton, Ohio.
Died: May 31, 1967 in New York City.

Billy Strayhorn was an African-American composer, pianist and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington lasting two decades. The composition most closely associated with Strayhorn is "Lush Life". Strayhorn was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984. , Facebook , Wikipedia , All Music , ,
In Groups:Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra, Billy Strayhorn Trio, Billy Strayhorn's Band, Billy Strayhorn's Septet, Duke Ellington Alumni All Stars, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Esquire All American Award Winners, Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra, Johnny Hodges Septet, Louis Bellson's Just Jazz All Stars, The Coronets (3), The Ellington All-Stars Without Duke, The Oscar Pettiford Quartet
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