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us: Cole, Freddy

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Lionel Frederick
  • Variants

    • us: Cole, Lionel Frederick
    • us: Coles, Frederick, 1931-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Roosevelt University
        • Organization: (naf) Juilliard School of Music
        • Organization: (naf) New England Conservatory of Music
        • Organization: (naf) Dot Records
        • Organization: (naf) Audiophile Records, Inc.
        • Organization: (naf) Fantasy Records
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Singers
          (lcsh) Pianists
            (lcsh) Jazz musicians
        • Sources

          • found: The Cole nobody knows [SR] p1977 (a.e.) container (Freddy Cole, vocalist/pianist; brother of Nat King Cole)
          • found: Feather, L.G. Bio. enc. of jazz, 1999 (Cole, Freddy (Lionel Frederick); b. Oct. 15, 1931, Chicago, IL; piano, vocals)
          • found: Oxford music online, January 3, 2013: Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Freddy Cole; born Frederick Coles, October 15, 1931, Chicago, Ill.; pianist and singer)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cole, Freddy; Lionel Frederick Coles; jazz musician, pianist, jazz singer; born 15 October 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; studied at Roosevelt University, Chicago and Juilliard School of Music, New York; received a master's degree from New England Conservatory, Boston (1956); recorded the single “The Joke's on Me” (1952); released his album with Dot Records (1959); recorded an album for Audiophile Records (1970s); recorded albums for Sunnyside, Muse, and Laser Light (1990s), began a longtime association with the Fantasy label)
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-09-20: new
          • 2015-07-13: revised
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