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Marian McPartland (1918–2013)

Marian McPartland was born on March 20, 1918 in Slough, Berkshire, England as Margaret Marian Turner. She was married to Jimmy McPartland. She died on August 20, 2013 in Port Washington, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 Dear White People (writer: "Linger Awhile", "Touch of Ivory", "Ode to a Trio")
  The IT Crowd (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008)
- The Speech (2008) ... (performer: "Ode to a Trio" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ode to a Trio" - uncredited)
- Are We Not Men? (2008) ... (performer: "Piano Cocktail" - uncredited) / (writer: "Piano Cocktail" - uncredited)
 2003 The Human Stain (performer: "Day Dream" (1939))
 2001 Knockaround Guys (writer: "Small Talk")
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 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Jazz Pianist / NPR Radio Host (In Memoriam) (credit only)
 2011 The Girls in the Band (Documentary)
 2011 In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland (Documentary)
Herself - Jazz Pianist
 2000 Culture Shock (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Devil's Music: 1920s Jazz (2000) ... Herself
 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
 1964 Jazz 625 (TV Series)
- Marian McPartland (1964) ... Herself
 1961 Showtime (TV Series)
- Episode #2.23 (1961) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Host of National Public Radio program "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

My mother said, "Oh, you'll come to no good, you'll marry a musician and live in an attic." Of course, that did happen.


Trained as a classical pianist at the Guildhall School of Music in London. See more »

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