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Duvivier, George (1920 - 1985), double bass player, composer, arranger

Lawrence Koch and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 17 Aug 1920; d New York, 11 July 1985). American double bass player, composer, and arranger. He studied violin at the Conservatory of Musical Art in New York and by the age of 16 was assistant concertmaster of the Central Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, but his interest in jazz meant that he soon changed to double bass. Later he studied composition at New York University.

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