Gil Evans bio

Birth Name: Gil Evans

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Canada

Date Of Birth: May 13, 1912

Date Of Death: April 20, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Gil Evans was born on the 13th of May, 1912. He was best known for being a Pianist. Influential jazz artist who contributed greatly to the evolution of cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz, and jazz fusion.

Gil Evans was born in Canada. He lived at Westbeth Artists Community after relocating to New York City in the forties. He was an arranger for the Claude Thornhill Orchestra from 1941 until 1948.

Gil Evans was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gil Evans was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Gil Evans is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gil Evans’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gil Evans’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Gil Evans kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Gil Evans was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gil Evans
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Gil Evans was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gil Evans was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Gil Evans had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Gil Evans’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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