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Dankworth, John

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Personal name headingDankworth, John
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Variant(s)Dankworth, Johnny
Birth date1927-09-20
Death date2010-02-06
Place of birthWoodford (London, England)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationSaxophonists Composers Arrangers (Musicians) Band directors
Found inShakespeare and all that jazz. [Phonodisc] 1965.
Grove music online, Dec. 9, 2004 (Dankworth, John (Johnny) (Philip William); b. Sept. 20, 1927, London; English jazz alto saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader)
New York times WWW site, Feb. 12, 2010 (in obituary published Feb. 10: John Dankworth; John Philip William Dankworth; b. Sept. 20, 1927, Woodford; d. Saturday [Feb. 6, 2010], London, aged 82; one of the leading lights of the British jazz scene for more than a half-century)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1927)