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Strayhorn

[ strey-hawrn ]
/ ˈstreɪˌhɔrn /
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noun
William "Billy", 1915–67, U.S. jazz pianist and composer: collaborator with Duke Ellington.
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  • That’s the promise of Dorrance Dance’s “The Nutcracker Suite,” a tap version of the holiday favorite created by Michelle Dorrance, Hannah Heller and Josette Wiggan-Freund, with variations on the familiar Tchaikovsky by Ellington and Strayhorn.

British Dictionary definitions for Strayhorn

Strayhorn
/ (ˈstreɪˌhɔːn) /

noun
Billy, full name William Strayhorn. 1915–67, US jazz composer and pianist, noted esp for his association (1939–67) with Duke Ellington
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