Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
El·ling·ton(ĕl′ĭng-tən), Edward Kennedy Known as "Duke." 1899-1974.
American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader whose compositions include "Mood Indigo" (1930), "Sophisticated Lady" (1933), and concert pieces such as Black, Brown, and Beige (1943).
(Biography) Duke, nickname of Edward Kennedy Ellington. 1899–1974, US jazz composer, pianist, and conductor, famous for such works as "Mood Indigo" and "Creole Love Call"
El•ling•ton(ˈɛl ɪŋ tən)
Edward Kennedy ( “Duke” ), 1899–1974, U.S. jazz musician and composer.