Born: 21st March 1918 in Slough, Buckinghamshire, UK
Died: 20th August, 2013 at her home in Long Island, New York, USA
UK-born and based in America after immigrating with her husband, the trumpeter Jimmy McPartland in 1945. They met in Belgium while she was there entertaining the troops and he was stationed in Europe as a GI for the US army.
She launched her own label, Halcyon Records in 1969, won a Grammy in 2004 and was appointed an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 2010.
Marian McPartland Discography
- 65 Instruments & Performance
- 20 Writing & Arrangement
- 2 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Production
- 15 Acting, Literary & Spoken