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Rein·hardt(rīn′härt′), Jean Baptiste Known as "Django." 1910-1953.
Belgian-born French jazz guitarist noted for his improvisational skills. Despite losing the use of two fingers in an injury to his left hand in 1928, he remained an influential performer throughout his life.
Reinhardt, Max Originally Max Goldmann. 1873-1943.
Austrian theatrical director and manager whose experimental, large-scale productions in the early 1900s included Oedipus Rex and The Miracle.
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1. (Biography) Django (ˈdʒæŋɡəʊ), real name Jean Baptiste Reinhardt. 1910–53, French jazz guitarist, whose work was greatly influenced by Gypsy music. With Stéphane Grappelli, he led the Quintet of the Hot Club of France between 1934 and 1939
2. (Biography) Max, original name Max Goldmann. 1873–1943, Austrian theatre producer and director, in the US after 1933
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Max (Max Goldmann), 1873–1943, German theater director and producer, born in Austria.
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