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Kenneth Sidney Drew
Birth: Aug. 28, 1928
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1993
Kobenhavns Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark

Pianist. At five years old he began learning classical piano, and he gave his first public performance when eight years old. Having studied at the High School of Music and Art he played with Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Dinah Washington and others. In 1961 he moved to Paris and in 1964 to Copenhagen where he lived until his death in 1993. His trio, which included drummer Ed Thigpen, drew packed houses everywhere in Europe and in Japan. (bio by: Erik Skytte) 
Assistens Cemetery
Kobenhavns Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot: R-633
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
Record added: Nov 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9923930
Kenneth Sidney Drew
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Kenneth Sidney Drew
Added by: Erik Skytte
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