Ruth Ellington Boatwright

 

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: sister of jazz's greatest bandleader Duke Ellington who was the longtime president of Tempo Music, the company that managed Ellington's business affairs and owned most of Ellington's compositions.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: July 2, 1915

 

Died: March 7, 2004

 

Location: New York City, New York