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Lester "Prez" Young
Birth: Aug. 27, 1909
Death: Mar. 15, 1959

Jazz Musician. He is considered one of the greatest tenor saxophonists in jazz history, and played with the like of Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson and Benny Goodman bands, as well as cutting many popular records with jazz singer Billie Holiday, who gave him the nickname "Pres", short for "President." Lester Young, in his turn, dubbed Holiday "Lady Day." (bio by: Joe Fodor) 
 
Burial:
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Redempton Section, Grave 11418
 
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Record added: Mar 17, 1999
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