The Life of Duke Ellington

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  • born in washington d.c. as edward ellington

    born in washington d.c. as edward ellington
    Duke was born in Washington DC. His given name was Edward, not Duke.
  • writes 1st song while working as a soda jerk.

    writes 1st song while working as a soda jerk.
  • he play misc at partys.

    he play misc at partys.
  • songs on the radio

    songs on the radio
  • he hired blly strayhorn

    he hired blly strayhorn
  • he his a greatest hit

    he his a greatest hit
  • he played at carnegie hall

    he played at carnegie hall
  • he died

    he died
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    Duke Ellington's Life