Leonard Feather Biography

British-born jazz pianist, composer, & producer, Feather for a long time was the most widely read & influential writer on jazz.. The father of Lorraine Feather, he

wrote The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz with Ira Gitler, was co-editor for the Metronome magazine, associate editor for Down Beat magazine & chief jazz critic for the Los Angeles Times until his death.

13 September 1914, London, England - 22 September 1994, Sherman Oaks, Ca., USA

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