Duke ellington famous composer & Band leader

Duke Ellington-it don't mean a thing (1943)

Duke Ellington was born on April 2 1899 and he died may 24 1974 of old age he was the first black mucsin he also was a famous composer and bandleader he was inspyerd after hearing harvy brooks play the piano Duke elling

Duke Ellington was close to his mother Daisy Kennedy and his sister Ruth Kennedy his childhood was unusually happy. but he was spoiled by his parents.

Duke ellington went to armstrong technical high school he went to the navy and he was a mucisin

Frankl, Ron. Duke Ellington. New York: Chelsea House, 1988. Print.

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