Otto Lington

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Otto Lington
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Jazz pioneer Otto Lington.
Background information
Birth name Otto Carl Johan Lington
Born Copenhagen, Denmark
Occupation(s) Bandleader, Composer
Instruments Violin

Otto Lington (5 August 1903 - 15 December 1992) was a Danish composer, bandleader and violinist. Lington was a pioneer of jazz and bandleader for Shirley Bassey, Josephine Baker, and Fats Waller among many others. Lington is the grandfather of saxophonist Michael Lington.