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Lester Willis Young

1909 - 1959

Birth place
Woodwind, United Stat..
Death place
New York, United Stat..

aka Prez, the President of the tenor sax (legend has it that Billie Holiday thought up the nickname) / heart failure due to years of alcohol addiction

Buried by The Beat Goes On on March 15, 2011

Lester Young

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