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Jazz Musician of the Day: Django Reinhardt

Published: 2014-01-23
Django Reinhardt All About Jazz is celebrating Django Reinhardt's birthday today!

The man who became the 1st European jazz giant was born Jean Baptiste Reinhardt on January 24 1910 in a Gypsy encampment at Liberchies Belgium. His father was a traveling entertainer so he lived with his mother and her tribe. His early childhood was spent in and around Liberchies. At age 8 he moved with his mother and her clan to France and settled in a camp outside the gates of old Paris... Read more.

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