Gil Evans

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912 in Canada. Influential jazz artist who contributed greatly to the evolution of cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz, and jazz fusion.
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As per our current Database, Gil Evans has been died on Mar 20, 1988 (age 75).

๐ŸŽ‚ Gil Evans - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Gil Evans die, Gil Evans was 75 years old.

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Occupation Pianist
Age 75 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 13, 1912 (Canada)
Birthday May 13
Town/City Canada
Nationality Canada

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Gil Evansโ€™s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Gil Evans was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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Influential jazz Artist who contributed greatly to the evolution of cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz, and jazz fusion.

Before Fame

He lived at Westbeth Artists Community after relocating to New York City in the forties.


He was an arranger for the Claude Thornhill Orchestra from 1941 until 1948.

Family Life

He was born a Green, but was given his stepfather's last name Evans while he was still young.

Associated With

He and Miles Davis were frequent collaborators.

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