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us: Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965


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    • us: Cole, King, 1919-1965
    • us: Coles, Nathaniel Adams, 1919-1965
    • us: Calvert, Lord, 1919-1965
    • us: Lord Calvert, 1919-1965
    • us: Cole, Nathaniel Adams, 1919-1965
    • us: Adams, Nathaniel, 1919-1965
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      Cole, Nathaniel, 1919-1965
  • Sources

    • found: Haskins, J. Nat King Cole, 1984.
    • found: LC data base, 7-30-84 (hdg.: Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965) LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Cole, Nathaniel, 1919-1965)
    • found: AmeriGrove (Cole, Nat "King" (Coles, Nathaniel Adams); b. 3-17-17; d. 2-15-65)
    • found: Nat "King" Cole, 1946 [SR] 1997: label (Nat "King" Cole) insert (Nat "King" Cole (as Lord Calvert), piano)
    • found: Cole, N.K. Riffin' [SR] p2010: label (Nat King Cole) booklet (d. 1965 at age 45)
    • found: Grove music online, July 22, 2010 (Cole, Nat "King" (Coles, Nathaniel Adams); b. Mar. 17, 1917, Montgomery, AL, d. Feb. 15, 1965, Santa Monica, CA; American popular singer and jazz pianist)
    • found: Bio. and geneal. master index on GaleNet, July 22, 2010 (Cole, Nat, 1916-1965 [3 citations]; Cole, Nat, 1917-1965 [16]; Cole, Nat, 1917-1966 [1]; Cole, Nat, 1917-1969 [1]; Cole, Nat, 1919-1965 [23]; Cole, Nat, d. 1965 [2]; Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965 [8]; Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965 [1]; Cole, Nat King, 1919?-1965 [43]; Cole, Nat King, d. 1965 [2]; Cole, Nat King [4])
    • found: Internet Movie Database, July 22, 2010 (Nat "King" Cole; b. Nathaniel Adams Coles, Mar. 17, 1919, Montgomery, Ala., d. Feb. 15, 1965, Santa Monica, Calif.)
    • found: Biography Resource Center on Galenet, July 22, 2010: Contemporary Black biography (Nat King Cole; also known as Nathaniel Adams Coles, Nat Cole, Nathaniel Adams Cole, Nathaniel Adams; b. Mar. 17, 1919, Montgomery, Ala., d. Feb. 15, 1965, Santa Monica, Calif.; singer) Dictionary of American biography, Supplement 7: 1961-1965 (Cole, Nat "King"; b. Nathaniel Adams Coles, Mar. 17, 1919, Montgomery, Ala., d. Feb. 15, 1965; pianist and singer)
    • found: Find a Grave WWW site, July 22, 2010 (photo of grave at Forest Lawn Memorial Park: Nat Cole, 1919-1965)
    • found: Social Security death index, July 22, 2010 (Nathaniel Cole; b. Mar. 17, 1919, d. Feb. 1965)
    • found: American National Biography Online, accessed June 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cole, Nat King; Nathaniel Adams Coles; radio / television personality, pianist, popular singer; born 17 March, 1917 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States; studied piano; graduated from high school; organized big band Rogues of Rhythm and quintet Nat Coles and His Royal Dukes (1933); became friends with Louis Armstrong (1935); made first recording with Solid Swingers quintet (1936); formed trio King Cole and His Swingsters (1937), later King Cole Trio (KCT); KCT broadcasted live at NBC Blue network, made series of outstanding recordings, toured New York City, Chicago, and nationally, was house group at 331 Club, Los Angeles (1942), played at the Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles (1943), appeared in movies, played on Bing Crosby's radio show, "The Kraft Music Hall", "Wildroot Cream Oil Show" (1946-1949), made English tour (1950); recorded the hits, "Lush Life" (1949), "Mona Lisa" (1950), "Unforgettable" (1951), "Lover Come Back to Me" (1953); appeared in several films and television shows; had his own television series (1955-1956); toured Latin America, Europe; performed at the White House and on Broadway; recorded more than a thousand songs and sold more than nine million albums; King Cole Trio won the Metronome small group award (1946); died 15 February, 1965 in Santa Monica, California, United States)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Includes the old catalog headings: Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965; Cole, Nathaniel, 1919-1965]
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    • 1984-07-31: new
    • 2016-06-15: revised
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