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Nat King Cole

Singer (17-Mar-1917 — 15-Feb-1965)


Daniel Mark Epstein. Nat King Cole. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1999. 437pp.

Leslie Gourse. Unforgettable: The Life and Mystique of Nat King Cole. St. Martin's Press. 1991. 243pp.

James Haskins; with Kathleen Benson. Nat King Cole. Stein and Day. 1984. 204pp.

Gene Lees. You Can't Steal a Gift: Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Milt Hilton and Nat 'King' Cole. Yale University Press. 2001.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.283)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.147)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.147)

  10. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.120)

  11. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.183)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.144)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.189)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.552)

  15. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.89)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.52)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.322)

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