Franklin Watts, September 1994. Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good. Item #195342
People whose power, influence, or perseverance have changed the world are the subjects of these candid biographies, which stress the impact of these individuals on the course of 20th-century events. Each book includes a bibliography and an index.Ellington's happy childhood, his music apprenticeship, the formation of his fabled orchestra, the international tours, and his later years composing sacred jazz music are all covered in this biography.