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Ol·i·ver(ŏl′ə-vər), Joseph Known as "King Oliver." 1885-1938.
American jazz cornetist and composer who had a great influence on the style of Louis Armstrong.
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1. (Biography) one of Charlemagne's 12 paladins. See also Roland
2. (Biography) Isaac. ?1556–1617, English portrait miniaturist, born in France: he studied under Hilliard and worked at James I's court
3. (Biography) Jamie (Trevor). born 1975, British chef and presenter of television cookery programmes
4. (Biography) Joseph, known as King Oliver. 1885–1938, US pioneer jazz cornetist
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Ol•i•ver(ˈɒl ə vər)
one of Charlemagne's paladins.
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