Billy Strayhorn's House

Billy Strayhorn's House

Harlem
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Any time
Recommended for: Culture

Jazz great Billy Strayhorn, an openly gay black musician who collaborated with Duke Ellington for over three decades, wrote "Take the A Train" and "The Lush Life" while living on Convent Avenue from 1939 to 1947 with his then-partner Aaron Bridgers, a black jazz pianist.

315 Convent Avenue, New York, NY, United States

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