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I LOVED ALL THE SONGS YOU SANG,AND STILL DO,LISTEN TO THEM ALL THE TIME,BRINGS ME BACK TO VERY SPECIAL MEMORIES...GOD BLESS...

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William Clarence "Billy" Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American singer with a rich, resonant, almost operatic baritone voice and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine's recording of "I Apologize" (MGM, 1948) was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.

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First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
William Clarence Eckstein
Other Names
Mr. B
Age
78 (age at death)
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Date of Death
Location of Death
Cause of Death
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Star Sign
Sexuality
Ethnicity
Nationality
High School
University
Occupation
Singer, Actor, Bandleader
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
First African-American singing idol
Genre
Jazz
Music Genre
Year(s) Active
1940s–1990s
Music Style
Music Mood
Instrument
Instrument
Vocals
trumpet
valve trombone
guitar
Associated Acts
Brand Endorsements
Magazine advertisement for Jeris antiseptic hair tonic (1951)
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