Erroll Garner (Composer)
Born: 15th June 1923, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2nd January 1977, Los Angeles, California, United States
Erroll Louis Garner was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Scott Yanow of Allmusic calls him "one of the most distinctive of all pianists" and a "brilliant virtuoso." He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6363 Hollywood Blvd.