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Nathaniel Adams Coles

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Montgomery, AL, United States
Death: February 15, 1965 (45)
Santa Monica, CA, United States (Lung Cancer)
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward James Coles, Sr. and Perlina Adams
Husband of Maria Antoinette Cole
Ex-husband of Nadine Robinson
Father of Natalie Maria Cole; Nat "Kelly" Cole; Private and Private
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

March 17, 1919
Montgomery, AL, United States
February 6, 1950
Age 30
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Age 39
February 15, 1965
Age 45
Santa Monica, CA, United States