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On This Day in Jazz History

November 5, 1956: Virtuoso Jazz Pianist Art Tatum Dies.

Virtuoso Jazz Pianist Art Tatum Dies. Added: 2008-03-05 Art Tatum, who set the standard for jazz piano and inspired the young Oscar Peterson, died from uremia.

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