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 (strā′hôrn′), William Known as "Billy." 1915-1967.
American jazz pianist and composer who spent the majority of his career as an arranger with Duke Ellington's orchestra. His compositions, most notably "Take the A Train" (1941), are noted for their sophistication and inventiveness.

Strayhorn

(ˈstreɪˌhɔːn)
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(Biography) Billy, full name William Strayhorn. 1915–67, US jazz composer and pianist, noted esp for his association (1939–67) with Duke Ellington
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