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Silver, Horace, 1928-2014

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LC classificationML417.S64 Biography
Personal name headingSilver, Horace, 1928-2014
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Variant(s)Silva, Horace Ward Martin Tavares, 1928-2014
See alsoCorporate body: Horace Silver Quintet
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Corporate body: Horace Silver Sextet
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Corporate body: Horace Silver Trio
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Birth date19280902
Death date20140618
Place of birthNorwalk (Conn.)
Place of deathNew Rochelle (N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Pianists Composers Conductors (Music)
Found inThe best of Horace Silver. [Phonodisc] 1970.
New Grove dict. of jazz (Silver (Silva), Horace (Ward Martin Tavares); b. Sept. 2, 1928, Norwalk, CT; pianist, bandleader, and composer)
Wikipedia, Apr. 29, 2011 (Horace Silver; b. September 2, 1928; born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva in Norwalk, Connecticut, is an American jazz pianist and composer)
New York times (online), viewed June 19, 2014 (in obituary published June 18: Horace Silver; Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silver (his father was born John Silva but changed the family name to the more American-sounding Silver after immigrating to the U.S.); b. Sept. 2, 1928, Norwalk, Conn.; d. Wednesday [June 18, 2014], New Rochelle, N.Y., aged 85; pianist, composer, and bandleader who was one of the most popular and influential jazz musicians of the 1950s and '60s)