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Donald Byrd (I) (1932–2013)


Donald Byrd was born on December 9, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II. He died on February 4, 2013 in Dover, Delaware, USA. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Dover, Delaware, USA

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 2013 Diana (writer: "Tanya")
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (performer: "Oh Shit")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (performer: "Love Has Come Around")
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power (2006) ... (performer: "Christo Redentor")
 2003 Confidence (performer: "House of the Rising Sun")
 1998 Very Bad Things (writer: "Do It Fluid" (1973))
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (performer: "Mastablasta '98")
 1994 Stolen Moments.: Red Hot+Cool (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Time Is Moving On", "The Creator Has a Masterplan") / (writer: "Time Is Moving On")
 1994 Ready to Wear (performer: "BlackJack") / (writer: "BlackJack" - as Donaldson Byrd)
 1994 Above the Rim (performer: "Oh Shit")
 1993 A Bronx Tale (performer: "Cristo Redentor", "Cristo Redento")
 1993 The Meteor Man (writer: "IT'S ON")
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Who Is Gordon Sims? (1979) ... (performer: "Flight Time")
 1964 Judy Garland in Concert (Documentary) (writer: "When Your Love Has Gone")
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Stage: Choreographed "The Color Purple" musical by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray and Marsha Norman (Broadway Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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Held a bachelor's degree in music from Wayne State University and a master's degree from Manhattan School of Music. Studied composition under Nadia Boulanger in France. In 1982, earned a PhD in music education from Teachers College, Columbia University. See more »

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