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There is hardly any money interest in art, and music will be there when money is gone.

 
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Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington
  • Born: April 29, 1899
  • Died: May 24, 1974
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Bandleader, Musician, Composer, Conductor

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over a career spanning more than fifty years.