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DJANGO REINHARDT


  • was born Jean "Django" Reinhardt in Liberchies, Pont-à-Celles, Belgium
  • lived from 1910-1953
  • his childhood nickname, Django, means "I awake" in his native language of Romani
  • His family were Romai people, or gypsies, which are a culture of people who live through out Europe, but do not have one country they all live in.
  • Growing up in a Romani camp in Paris, Django learned how to play violin and banjo before settling on guitar 
  • by age 13 Django already was making a living making music and appeared on his first recording in 1928 at age 18
 

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