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Which person was jazz musician Duke Ellington's sole opera based on?

Question #149157. Asked by psnz.
Last updated Mar 17 2023.
Originally posted Mar 17 2023 6:29 PM.

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Queenie Pie was an opera that Ellington worked on for over 40 years but never finished. Queenie Pie was a beautician Madam C J Walker who was an entrepreneur and first self made female millionaire. Pretty impressive for a black lady in the early 1900s.


Mar 17 2023, 6:38 PM
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