Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

MUSICIAN

One of American jazz's most influential figures. He led his famed orchestra from 1923 until his death. He was called Duke by his friends growing up because his suave sophistication reminded them of a nobleman. He called his musi
  • When was
    Duke Ellington born?

    Duke Ellington was born on Saturday, April 29, 1899

  • Where was
    Duke Ellington born?

    Duke Ellington was born in Washington, DC

  • How old is
    Duke Ellington?

    Duke Ellington is 122


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Best Quotes

  • There are two kinds of worries -- those you can do something about and those you can't. Don't spend any time on the latter.
  • I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
  • A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
  • A gambler in a lucky streak can't get lucky unless he's shooting dice or doing what he likes best.
  • A man is a god in ruins.
  • Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
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