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Subject: Today's pic: Jazz pianist George Shearing


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Born 100 years ago today
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Date Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 12:24:55pm
In reply to: Happy birthdays! 's message, "Other birthdays, Aug, 13-" on Tuesday, August 13, 11:58:47am

Sir George Albert Shearing,[1] OBE (13 August 1919 14 February 2011) was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and Capitol Records. The composer of over 300 titles, including the jazz standards "Lullaby of Birdland" and "Conception", and had multiple albums on the Billboard charts during the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s and 1990s. He died of heart failure in New York City, at the age of 91.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Shearing

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Evangelist Rex Humbard was also born 100 years ago today (ded 2007)BioTuesday, August 13, 12:26:16pm
"Lullaby of Birdland"George ShearingTuesday, August 13, 04:39:51pm


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