Duke Ellington

By: TyShawn Allen


Duke Ellington was born April 29, 1899 Washington DC. and died May 24, 1974 in New York City, New York.

Got married from 1918-1975

Duke Ellington

Before he died he married a lovely woman named Edna Thompson from 1918-1975. They raised a wonderful son named Mercer Ellington on March 11, 1919.


  1. What was your favorite thing to do when you was a kid? Ans.Listen to jazz music
  2. If you had a duaghter what would you name her? Ans. My wife would've named her but if did have to it would Dasiy after my mom
  3. What was your favorite pet when you was growing up? Ans. I didn't have a pet while was growing up