Erroll Garner

Erroll Garner
1921 - 1977

Erroll Garner  American Jazz Musician

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Erroll Garner passed away on 2nd Jan 1977 aged 55.

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Erroll Garner is a 55 year old American Jazz Musician born on 15th June, 1921 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. His zodiac sign is Gemini

Erroll Garner is a member of the following lists: Burials at Homewood Cemetery, Apollo Records artists and 20th-century American musicians.

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First Name Erroll
Last Name Garner
Full Name at Birth Erroll Louise Garner
Age 55 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th June, 1921
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 2nd January, 1977
Place of Death Los Angels, California,USA
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School George Westinghouse High School
Occupation Text Radio / Jazz Pianist / Composer
Occupation Jazz Musician
Music Genre (Text) Jazz
Music Genre Jazz, Piano, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1944–1974, 1944–74
Music Style Bop, Swing, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Stylish, Restrained, Gentle, Carefree, Cheerful, Refined/Mannered, Playful, Freewheeling, Dramatic, Whimsical, Intimate, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Rollicking, Passionate, Romantic, Fun, Reflective
Instrument Piano
Instrument (text) Jazz piano, Piano
Record Label Mercury Records, Columbia Records, Verve Records, Blue Note Records, London Records, Savoy Records, Mercury, Columbia, Verve, Blue Note, London, Savoy
Brother Linton Garner
Friend Billy Strayhorn, Ahmad Jamal, Leroy Brown, Slam Stewart

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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