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Sonny Burke

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Sonny Burke (born Joseph Francis Burke; March 22, 1914 in Scranton, Pennsylvania – May 31, 1980) was an American musical arranger, composer, Big Band leader and producer. In 1937, he graduated from Duke University, where he had formed and led the jazz big band known as the Duke Ambassadors.

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  • Born: Joseph Francis BurkeMarch 22, 1914Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Died: May 31, 1980Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: American composer, musical arranger, Big Band leader, and producer

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