BirthdayJanuary 23, 1910

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Django Reinhardt

    Full name: Django Reinhardt
    Also known as: Reinhardt, Django, Django Reinhardt
    Professions: Soundtrack, Composer, Music Department
    Work: King of the Gypsies
    Occupation: Composer

  2. Django Reinhardt Known for

    The Matrix (1999), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The Aviator (2004), Matrica. Revoliucijos (2003)

  3. Django Reinhardt Death information

    Died: Saturday, 16th of May, 1953 (Age: 43)

  4. Django Reinhardt Biography

    Jean "Django" Reinhardt (French: [dʒãŋɡo ʁɛjnaʁt] or [dʒɑ̃ɡo ʁenɑʁt]; 23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a Belgian-born guitarist and composer of French nationality and Romani ethnicity.Reinhardt is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time; he was the first important European jazz musician who made major contributions to the development of the guitar genre. After his third and fourth fingers were paralyzed when he suffered burns in a fire, Reinhardt used only the index and middle fingers of his left hand on his solos. He created an entirely new style of jazz guitar technique (sometimes called 'hot' jazz guitar), which has since become a living musical tradition within French Gypsy culture. With violinist Stéphane Grappelli, Reinhardt co-founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France, described by critic Thom Jurek as "one of the most original bands in the history of recorded jazz." Reinhardt's most popular compositions have become jazz standards, including "Minor Swing", "Daphne", "Belleville", "Djangology", "Swing '42", and "Nuages".

  5. Django Reinhardt Family

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