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About Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker was an American jazz composer and saxophonist regarded as one of the leading composers and performers of the Bebop (bop) era. Some of his notable songs include Bird Gets the Worm, Yardbird Suite and Ornithology.
He was the only child born to Adelaide and Charles Parker. He fathered two children with his common-law wife Chan Parker.
For several years, he battled with a severe addiction to heroin, which contributed towards his premature death. His addiction often saw him pawn his musical instruments in order to get money to buy heroin.
Although he was an atheist, his family gave him a Christian funeral when he died.
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Famous quotes by Charlie Parker
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.Charlie Parker
They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker's Popularity
Charlie Parker was a famous American saxophonist and composer, who was born on August 29, 1920. As a person born on this date, Charlie Parker is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (August 29) and the 13th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on August 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Charlie Parker is the 781st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Charlie Parker's birthday, Charlie Parker is the 5353rd most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.
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