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Oscar Levant

(1906—1972)


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(b Pittsburgh, 1906; d Beverly Hills, Calif., 1972).

Amer. pianist and composer. Settled in Hollywood in 1920s, becoming close friend and interpreter of Gershwin. Career as wit on radio and tv and as film actor. Author of entertaining books. Wrote 2 pf. concs., str. qt., etc.

Subjects: Music.


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