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Nathaniel Adams Coles

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Birthplace: Montgomery, AL, USA
Death: Died in Santa Monica, CA, USA
Cause of death: Lung Cancer
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward James Coles, Sr. and Perlina Adams
Husband of Maria Hawkins Cole
Ex-husband of Nadine Robinson
Father of Natalie Maria Cole; Nat "Kelly" Cole; <private> Cole and <private> Cole
Brother of Eddie May Coles; Edward B Coles; Evelina Coles and Isaac J Coles

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About Nat King Cole

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Although an accomplished pianist, he owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres. He was one of the first black Americans to host a television variety show, and has maintained worldwide popularity since his death.

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Nat King Cole's Timeline

1919
March 17, 1919
Montgomery, AL, USA
1937
January 27, 1937
Age 17
Ypsilanti, MI, USA
1948
March 22, 1948
Age 29
March 28, 1948
Age 29
New York, NY, USA
1950
February 6, 1950
Age 30
Los Angeles, CA, USA
1959
1959
Age 39
1965
February 15, 1965
Age 45
Santa Monica, CA, USA