As per our current Database, Dorothy Donegan has been died on May 19, 1998 (age 76).
When Dorothy Donegan die, Dorothy Donegan was 76 years old.
|Popular As||Dorothy Donegan|
|Age||76 years old|
|Born||April 6, 1922 (Illinois)|
Dorothy Donegan’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Dorothy Donegan was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
Classically trained jazz Artist whose style was immersed in stride piano and boogie-woogie, but was known to incorporate bop, swing jazz, and classical.
She was a graduate of DuSable High School in Chicago where she was trained by Walter Dyett, Dinah Washington's Teacher.
She was Art Tatum's protégée. He said she was "the only woman who can make me practice," and she said he "was supposed to be blind...I know he could see women," both statements that summed up their relationship.
She was married three times and had two sons: John McClain and Donovan Donegan Eady.
She was in the film Sensations of 1945 with W.C. Fields.