Artist

Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke
Real name
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Dukelsky
Born
October 10, 1903
Died
January 16, 1969
Country
United States
Comments
Name in Russian: Владимир Александрович Дукельский. Duke was born of nobility in Belarus at a time when it was part of the Russian Empire. Duke moved to the United States in 1929 and became a citizen in 1939. He was a songwriter and composer.
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