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George Shearing

born: 13 August 1919
died: 14 February 2011
country: United Kingdom

George Shearing (1919–2011), a blind pianist born into a poor family in Battersea, London, rose to fame as a jazz musician, particularly through his BBC radio appearances. In 1947 he moved to the USA, recording for MGM, appearing frequently on television and playing with some of the major American symphony orchestras.

from notes by Christopher Herrick © 2015


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