Famous People

Nat King Cole

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
Occupation(s) Vocalist, pianist
Instruments Piano, vocals, organ
Years active 1935–1965
Labels Capitol
Associated acts Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin

Discography | Studio albums | Compilation albums | Singles | Songs | Tours | Videography | Filmography | Television