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Chicago Tribune: Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dead at age 91

5. December 2012 Leave a comment

Dave Brubeck, a jazz musician who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” died Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, Conn., said his longtime manager-producer-conductor Russell Gloyd.
Brubeck was one day short of his 92nd birthday. He died of heart failure, en route to “a regular treatment with his cardiologist,” said Gloyd. [more…]

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new york times: Dave Brubeck, Who Helped Put Jazz Back in Vogue, Dies at 91

5. December 2012 Leave a comment

Dave Brubeck, a pianist and composer whose distinctive mixture of experimentation and accessibility made him one of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1950s and ’60s, died Wednesday morning in Norwalk, Conn. He would have turned 92 on Thursday. [more…]

Wikipedia: Dave Brubeck David Warren „Dave“ Brubeck (* 6. Dezember 1920 in Concord, Kalifornien; † 5. Dezember 2012 in Norwalk, Connecticut