Nat ‘King’ Cole (1919–1965)
Born: March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Died: February 15, 1965 (age 45) in Santa Monica, California, USA
Maria Cole (28 March 1948 – 15 February 1965) (his death) (5 children)
Nadine Robinson (27 January 1937 – 22 March 1948) (divorced)
[after his TV show was canceled due to lack of sponsors] Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark.
All I want to do is sing and make people happy.
[In an interview the day before his TV show opened] Negroes have been exposed to many single appearances but have not been given a chance to do a regular show before now. I’ve been waging a personal campaign, aiming at a show of this kind. I hit a few snags here and there but I didn’t give up the fight. It could be a turning point so that Negroes may be featured regularly…
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