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Bud Powell

Bud PowellAKA Earl Powell

Born: 27-Sep-1924
Birthplace: Harlem, NY
Died: 31-Jul-1966
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Fairview Cemetery, Willow Grove, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Seminal bop pianist and composer

Daughter: Cecelia
Brother: Bill (older)

    Drunk and Disorderly 19-Jan-1945
    Resisting Arrest 19-Jan-1945
    Psychiatric Observation Bellevue (Feb-1945)
    Institutionalized Pilgrim State Hospital, Brentwood, NY (1945)
    Drug Possession: Marijuana
    Institutionalized Creedmoor State Hospital, Queens, NY (1947-48)
    Shock Treatment 1948
    Psychiatric Observation Bellevue (Aug-1945)
    Institutionalized Pilgrim State Hospital, Brentwood, NY (4-Sep-1951)
    Institutionalized Creedmoor State Hospital, Queens, NY (1952)
    Drug Possession: Heroin Philadelphia, PA (14-Jun-1954), convicted (28-Feb-1955)
    Psychiatric Observation Paris, France (Dec-1962)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Marijuana, Heroin, Schizophrenia, Tuberculosis, Smoking



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