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Bobby Short
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    (September 15, 1924-March 21, 2005)
    Born in Danville, Illinois
    Recordings include 'Swing That Music,' 'Piano' and 'Late Night at the Café Carlyle'
    Died of leukemia at 80
    He was the ninth of ten children.
    He left home at 11 to sing for tips on the street.
    He dated Gloria Vanderbilt.
    He blamed TV and rock music for the decline of the nightclub crooner.
    He was a class act.
    He was a self-taught pianist.
    He performed in residence at the upscale Café Carlyle from 1968 until 2004.
    In 2000, the Library of Congress declared him a 'Living Legend.'

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