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Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn

Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
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B006LM3490
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588
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A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardBilly Strayhorn (1915-67) was one of the greatest composers in the history of American music, the creator of a body of work that includes such standards as Take the A Train. Yet all his life Strayhorn was overshadowed by his friend and collaborator Duke Ellington, with whom he worked for three decades as the Ellingto

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