Erroll Garner

Erroll Garner

American, Jazz Musician
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Erroll Garner

Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1923 - January 2, 1977) (some sources say 1921) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Scott Yanow of Allmusic calls him "one of the most distinctive of all pianists" and a "brilliant virtuoso". He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6363 Hollywood Blvd.

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Full name at birth
Erroll Louise Garner
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Date of birth
15 June 1921
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Place of birth
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Date of death
2 January 1977
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Los Angels, California,USA
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Cardiac Arrest
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Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Radio / Jazz Pianist / Composer
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5' 2" (157 cm)
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George Westinghouse High School
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