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Nat “King” Cole

(Nathaniel Adams Coles)
singer, composer
Born: 3/17/1919
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama

Grammy Award-winning singer and composer known for his velvety voice and romantic ballads. He was the first African American to host a network television series, The Nat “King” Cole Show (1956–57). His recordings include “Unforgettable” and “Mona Lisa”.

His daughter,

Natalie Cole

Born: 2/6/1950
Birthplace: Los Angeles

released Unforgettable, an album of duets she sang with earlier recordings by her father in 1991.

Died: 2/15/1965 (Nat King)

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