Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck

American jazz pianist and composer
The pianist and "Take Five" creator was one of the great post-bop jazz innovators of the 1950s and '60s.
BornDecember 6, 1920
HometownConcord, California, United States of America
Net worth$15 million
Height6'0" (1.84m)
SpouseIola Brubeck (m 1942 - 2012)
ChildrenDarius Brubeck , Chris Brubeck , Matt Brubeck
ParentsElizabeth Brubeck , Howard "Pete" Brubeck


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Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dies

The jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck has died. He was 91 years-old. Brubeck, whose recordings included Take Five, played with the likes of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. The musician enjoyed huge success with his Dave Brubeck Quartet during the 1950’s and 60’s. Manager Russell Gloyd said the pianist died on Wednesday morning at a hospital in Connecticut. Brubeck would have been 92 on Thursday.


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