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Paul Desmond
Birth: Nov. 25, 1924
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: May 30, 1977
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Jazz Musician. Born originally Paul Emil Brightenfeld in San Francisco California. He is known primarily for his work with The Dave Brubeck Quartet from 1951-67. Composer of the quartet's huge 1959 hit "Take 5" among others. He passed away on Memorial Day, leaving his vast royalties to The American Red Cross. (bio by: Bongo Pete) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bongo Pete
Record added: Dec 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8165714
Paul Desmond
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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- elaine bailey
 Added: Nov. 25, 2014

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Nov. 25, 2014
Thanks for Take Five - one of the greatest jazz numbers ever!
- The Lady in Black
 Added: Nov. 25, 2014
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