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Chet Baker
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Birth Name: Chesney Henry Baker Jr.

Born: 23 December 1929 Died: 13 May 1988

Country of origin: United States


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They died too soon (104 items)
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Published 2 years, 8 months ago 4 comments

About: Chet Baker began his musical career as a child, singing at amateur competitions and in a church choir. His father brought home a trombone for him to play, then replaced it with a trumpet when the larger instrument proved too much for him. His first formal training in music occurred at Glendale Junior High School, but Baker would play mostly by ear for the rest of his life. In 1946, at the age of 16, he dropped out of high school and enlisted in the army. He was sent to Berlin, Ger ... (more)

Music


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8.2
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9
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4. Chet
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8.5
3 own







Movies


1. Let's Get Lost (1988)
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8
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7.8
5 Watched
3. Stolen Hours (1963)
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8
2 want to see
4. Hell's Horizon (1955)
Rating:
8
1 Watched







TV


Rating:
7.6
5 Watched







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C A P R I C O R N ♑ (18 person items)

"December 23, 1929 "


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Photos by Richard Avedon (41 person items)
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They died too soon (104 person items)

"1929-1988 "


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Music and Me (100 person items)
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Photos by Bob Willoughby (19 person items)
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"His grandmother's Norwegian."