Norman Granz

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Norman Granz

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 22 Nov 2001 (aged 83)
Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Burial Ordrup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Memorial ID 6522032 · View Source
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Jazz promoter whose legendary recordings brought jazz to a wide audience. He forced many venues to become integrated working with such artists as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Billie Holiday. To him it wasn't the color but the music that mattered.

Bio by: Ron Moody


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 18 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6522032
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norman Granz (6 Aug 1918–22 Nov 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6522032, citing Ordrup Cemetery, Ordrup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .