BirthdayOctober 13, 1909
BirthplaceToledo, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Art Tatum

    Full name: Art Tatum
    Also known as: Art Tatum, Tatum, Art
    Professions: American jazz pianist
    Occupation: Musician

  2. Art Tatum Known for

    The Great Debaters (2007), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Fabulous Dorseys (1947), September (1987)

  3. Art Tatum Death information

    Died: Monday, 5th of November, 1956 (Age: 47)

  4. Art Tatum Biography

    Arthur "Art" Tatum, Jr. (/?te?t?m/, October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist.Tatum is widely acknowledged as a virtuoso and one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and was a major influence on later generations of jazz pianists. He was hailed for the technical proficiency of his performances, which set a new standard for jazz piano virtuosity. Critic Scott Yanow wrote, "Tatum's quick reflexes and boundless imagination kept his improvisations filled with fresh (and sometimes futuristic) ideas that put him way ahead of his contemporaries."

  5. Art Tatum Family

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