American Jazz Pianist and Composer, David Warren “Dave” Brubeck who was born on the 6th day of December 1920 and considered to be one of the foremost exponents of progressive jazz, passed away on the 5th of December 2012 with less than a day to clock 92years.
Dave Brubeck, who lived in Wilton, died Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital of heart failure while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son Darius, his manager Russell Gloyd disclosed.
David Brubeck who received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996, was able to release over 50 albums during his lifetime.
He is survived by his wife, Lola; four sons and a daughter; grandsons and a great granddaughter.
May his soul rest in peace.