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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ellington, Edward Kennedy Known as "Duke.” 1899-1974. American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader whose compositions include "Mood Indigo” (1930), "Sophisticated Lady” (1933), and concert pieces such as Black, Brown, and Beige (1943).

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  • n. United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)

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