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Charlie Parker
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Words of Wisdom (1990) edited by William Safire and Leonard Safir, p. 435


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Born: August 29, 1920

Died: March 12, 1955 (aged 34)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, saxophonist, composer

Bio: Charles Parker, Jr., also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

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