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About Nat King Cole
Nat was an American musician who was a jazz pianist and a vocalist. He released over hundred tracks and gained popularity for most of them as they became hits. Apart from singing, he had an amazing acting career.
His full name was Nathaniel Adams Coles. He had three siblings by the names of Ike, Freddy, and Eddie.
He was the son of Perlina Coles who taught him how to play the piano. He first got married when he was eighteen years old but the marriage ended a little over ten years later. He later got married to Maria Hawkins Ellington, who was also a musician. In 1965, he died of lung cancer.
He was the first African-American male to be the host of an American TV series. He left school as a teenager to focus on his career in music.
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Famous quotes by Nat King Cole
I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.Nat King Cole
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping.Nat King Cole
Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work.Nat King Cole
The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things.Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole's Popularity
Nat King Cole was a famous American singer and musician, who was born on March 17, 1919. As a person born on this date, Nat King Cole is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (March 17) and the 7th most popular for the year (1919).
People born on March 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Nat King Cole is the 451st most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Nat King Cole's birthday, Nat King Cole is the 3168th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
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