Billy Eckstine passed away on 8th Mar 1993 aged 78. His last relationship was when Carolle Drake and Billy Eckstine are divorced.
Billy Eckstine was in relationships with Carolle Drake (1953 - 1977), Dizzy Gillespie ( - present), Kenny Dorham ( - present), Fats Navarro ( - present), Nelson Riddle ( - present), Art Blakey ( - present), Dexter Gordon ( - present), Tadd Dameron ( - present), Charlie Parker ( - present), Gil Fuller ( - present), Count Basie ( - present), Sarah Vaughan ( - present), June Eckstine, Gene Ammons ( - present), Lena Horne ( - present), Earl HInes ( - present), Miles Davis ( - present), Wardell Gray ( - present) and Maxine Sullivan ( - present).
Billy Eckstine is a 78 year old American Vocalist. Born William Clarence Eckstein on 8th July, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and educated at Armstrong High School, Washington DC, he is famous for First African-American singing idol in a career that spans 1940s–1990s. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Billy Eckstine is a member of the following lists: Las Vegas entertainers, Singers from Pennsylvania and 20th-century American singers.
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William Clarence "Billy" Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American singer with a rich, resonant, almost operatic baritone voice and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine's recording of "I Apologize" (MGM, 1948) was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.
I LOVED ALL THE SONGS YOU SANG,AND STILL DO,LISTEN TO THEM ALL THE TIME,BRINGS ME BACK TO VERY SPECIAL MEMORIES...GOD BLESS...
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