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.
- 3 Vocals
- 256 Instruments & Performance
- 3522 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 18 Conducting & Leading
- 5 Production
- 8 Acting, Literary & Spoken