Aaron Bridgers

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Aaron Bridgers
Born January 10, 1918
Died November 3, 2003

Aaron Bridgers (January 10, 1918 – November 3, 2003) was an African-American jazz pianist who moved to Paris, in 1947. Bridgers was jazz composer Billy Strayhorn's lover from 1939 until Bridgers' move to France.[1]

Bridgers is featured in the Paul Newman film Paris Blues (1961).


  1. ^ van de Leur, Walter (2002), Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn, Oxford University Press 

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