Cole was one of the first African Americans to host a television variety show, The Nat King Cole Show, and has maintained worldwide popularity since his death from lung cancer in February 1965.
|Birth name||Nathaniel Adams Coles|
|Also known as||Nat Cole|
|Born||March 17, 1919
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||February 15, 1965 (aged 45)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Genres||Vocal jazz, swing, traditional pop|
|Instruments||Piano, vocals, organ|
|Associated acts||Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin|
Discography | Studio albums | Compilation albums | Singles | Songs | Tours | Videography | Filmography | Television