Count Basie


Born: 8/21/1904 in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA
Died: 4/26/1984
Age: 79
Cause of death: pancreatic cancer

Full name: William James Basie
Noted For: jazz and swing pianist and leader of the Count Basie Orchestra (1935-49, 1952-84). Hits include "April In Paris" (1956).

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