BirthdayNovember 19, 1915
BirthplaceDayton, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Billy Strayhorn

    Full name: Billy Strayhorn
    Also known as: Billy Strayhorn, Strayhorn, Billy
    Professions: Soundtrack, Music Department
    Occupation: Arranger, composer, musician

  2. Billy Strayhorn Measurements

    Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)

  3. Billy Strayhorn Known for

    Catch Me If You Can (2002), Unbreakable (2000), Red Dragon (2002), The Master (2012)

  4. Billy Strayhorn Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 31st of May, 1967 (Age: 51)

  5. Billy Strayhorn Biography

    Composer, lyricist, arranger and pianist Billy Strayhorn's career was inextricably linked to that of the great Duke Ellington. For nearly thirty years, the small, diffident guy with the gold-rimmed spectacles (nicknamed "Sweepea" by band members, after a comic book character) served as Ellington's closest confidante and collaborator. He was also ...

  6. Billy Strayhorn Family

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