Miles Davis

Miles Davis
1926 - 1991

Miles Davis  American Trumpeter


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Miles Davis passed away on 28th Sep 1991 aged 65.


Miles Davis was previously married to Cicely Tyson (1981 - 1988), Betty Davis (1968 - 1969) and Frances Taylor (1958).

He had encounters with Mitch Miller, Billy Eckstine, Sonny Rollins and Shirley Horn.

Miles Davis is rumoured to have hooked up with Devon Wilson.


American Trumpeter Miles Davis was born Miles Dewey Davis III on 25th May, 1926 in Alton, Illinois, USA and passed away on 28th Sep 1991 Santa Monica, California aged 65. He is most remembered for Jazz trumpeter. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Miles Davis is a member of the following lists: ACT artists, Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize and 20th-century American male actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 58 years, 10 months 26 years, 7 months 3 years
Encounter4 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total8 58 years, 10 months 9 years, 12 months 3 years


First Name Miles
Last Name Davis
Full Name at Birth Miles Dewey Davis III
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th May, 1926
Birthplace Alton, Illinois, USA
Died 28th September, 1991
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Juilliard School
Occupation Text Musician (bandleader, composer, trumpeter).
Occupation Trumpeter
Claim to Fame Jazz trumpeter
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, hard bop, bebop, cool jazz, modal, jazz fusion, jazz-rock, third stream, jazz-funk, jazz rap
Music Genre Jazz, Cool
Year(s) Active 1944–1975, 1980–1991
Music Style Pop/Rock, Jazz-Funk, Bop, Cool, Fusion, Hard Bop, Modal Music, Jazz-Rock, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz, Classical
Music Mood Melancholy, Nocturnal, Elegant, Sophisticated, Intimate, Restrained, Manic, Confident, Reserved, Reflective, Lush, Elaborate, Ambitious, Atmospheric, Cerebral, Poignant, Complex, Bright, Cathartic, Rebellious, Stylish
Instrument Trumpet, Composer, Flugelhorn, Leader
Instrument (text) Trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, organ, synthesizer
Record Label Capitol Jazz/EMI, Columbia/CBS, Warner Bros. Dial Records, Birdland, Warner Bros., Dial Records
Associated Acts Billy Eckstine, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, Miles Davis Quintet, Clark Terry, John Coltrane
Official Websites
Family Member Cheryl Davis (daughter), Gregory Davis (son), Miles Davis IV (son), Erin Davis (son)

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.

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Dating History


Cicely Tyson

1970 - 1988

Miles Davis and Cicely Tyson were married for 6 years. They dated for 11 years after ...

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Betty Davis

1966 - 1969

Miles Davis and Betty Davis were married for 4 months. They dated for 2 years after g...

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Frances Taylor


Miles Davis and Frances Taylor have been married for 58 years...

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Devon Wilson


Devon Wilson and Miles Davis had a relationship...

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Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller and Miles Davis had a relationship...

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Billy Eckstine

Billy Eckstine and Miles Davis had a relationship...

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Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins and Miles Davis had a relationship...

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Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn and Miles Davis had a relationship...

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Partner Comparison

Miles Davis65 GeminiTrumpeter
Cicely Tyson82 SagittariusActress
Betty Davis71 LeoSinger
Frances Taylor-Actress
Devon Wilson27 LibraPersonality
Mitch Miller99 CancerConductor
Billy Eckstine78 CancerVocalist
Sonny Rollins86 VirgoSaxophone
Shirley Horn71 TaurusVocalist


Posted commentsView all comments (3)

RoelMay 5, 2011

died on the day I was born. but what a legend! R.I.P

omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

filmzillaDec 4, 2007

forgotten were margarite eskridge and jackie battle. margarite is erin davis` mom, miles` youngest son.

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