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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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A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale Soundtrack
(1993)
Ready to Wear
Ready to Wear Soundtrack
(1994)
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack
(2013)
Very Bad Things
Very Bad Things Soundtrack
(1998)

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 2013 Diana (writer: "Tanya")
 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 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")
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me (performer: "Wilford's Gone") / (writer: "Wilford's Gone")
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Other Works:

Single: "Elijah / Cristo Redentor" (Blue Note Records) See more »

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From 1973, taught jazz at Rutgers and Howard universities. See more »

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