Pete Rugolo

Born Dec 25, 1915

Pietro "Pete" Rugolo was an Italian-born jazz composer and arranger.

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  • Pete Rugolo, Award Winning Composer And Arranger, Dies At 95
    LATimes - Oct 17, 2011
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    Google News - May 13, 2011
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    NYTimes - Jul 03, 2003
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    NYTimes - Jul 11, 1997


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1915 Birth Born in 1915.
1920 5 Years Old Rugolo was born in San Piero Patti, Sicily, Italy. His family emigrated to the United States in 1920 and settled in Santa Rosa, California. … Read More


2011 96 Years Old Rugolo died, aged 95, on October 16, 2011 in Sherman Oaks, California.
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