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Byrd, Donald

LC control no.n 81011276
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Personal name headingByrd, Donald
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Variant(s)Byrd, Donald Toussaint L'Ouverture
Byrd, Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture, II
Byrd, Donaldson Toussaint L'Overture
See alsoCorporate body: Donald Byrd Quartet
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Corporate body: Donald Byrd Sextet
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Corporate body: Donald Byrd Singers
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Birth date1932-12-09
Death date2013-02-04
Place of birthDetroit (Mich.)
Place of deathDover (Del.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationTrumpet players Jazz musicians Music teachers
Found inFancy free. [Phonodisc] 1969.
Baker, 8th ed. (Byrd, Donald(son Toussaint L'Overture); b. Dec. 9, 1932, Detroit; Amer. jazz trumpeter, flügelhornist, teacher)
New Grove (Byrd, Donald(son Toussaint L'Ouverture, II))
Southern, E. Biog. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians (Byrd, Donald(son) T.)
New York times WWW site, Feb. 12, 2013 (in obituary published Feb. 11: Donald Byrd; b. Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II, Dec. 9, 1932, Detroit; d. Feb. 4, Dover, Del., aged 80; one of the leading jazz trumpeters of the 1950s and early 1960s, who became both successful and controversial in the 1970s by blending jazz, funk, and rhythm and blues into a pop hybrid that defied categorization)
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