Erroll Garner  American Jazz Musician

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


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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    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. S...

    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
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