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Art Tatum (1909–1956)

Art Tatum was born on October 13, 1909 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Arthur Taylor Jr. He was married to Geraldine Williamson and Ruby Arnold. He died on November 5, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (performer: "Night and Day")
 2007 The Great Debaters (performer: "I Would Do Anything for You", "The Shout") / (writer: "The Shout")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... ("Art's Blues") / (music: "Art's Blues")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... (performer: "Humoresque")
 1996 Downwardly Mobile (Short) (performer: "Elegie")
 1987 September (performer: "My Ideal", "Night and Day")
 1981 They All Laughed (performer: "MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE")
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys (music: "Art's Blues") / (performer: "Turquoise") / (writer: "Turquoise")
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 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys
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 2016 Ashley (Short)
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 1954 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1954) ... Himself
 1951 Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1951) ... Himself
 1938 Starlight (TV Series)
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- Art Tatum (1938) ... Himself - Performer
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 2010 Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... Himself
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary)
- Swing That Music!: Swing (1977) ... Himself

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CD: "The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces (Fantasy) (7-disc set) See more »

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Had impaired sight from birth, blind in one eye and only partial sight in the other. See more »


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