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Shirley, Don, 1927-2013

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Personal name headingShirley, Don, 1927-2013
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Variant(s)Shirley, Donald, 1927-2013
Shirley, Donald Walbridge, 1927-2013
Walbridge, Don, 1927-2013
Walbridge, Donald, 1927-2013
See alsoCorporate body: Don Shirley Trio
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Birth date19270119
Death date20130406
Place of birthPensacola (Fla.)
Place of deathManhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationPianist Composer
Found inDon Shirley Trio in concert [SR] 1968: labels (Don Shirley) container (pianist, composer; Ph.D. in psychology)
Southern, E. Biog. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians, 1982 (Shirley (né Walbridge), Donald ("Don"); b. 1-29-27, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies; jazz/concert pianist)
New York times (online), viewed Apr. 29, 2013 (in obituary published Apr. 28: Donald Shirley; b. Donald Walbridge Shirley, Jan. 19, 1927, Pensacola, Fla., to Jamaican parents; d. Apr. 6, Manhattan, aged 86; pianist and composer who gathered classical music with jazz and other forms of popular music under a singular umbrella after being discouraged from pursuing a classical career because he was black)