Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, composer, philanthropist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Hampton worked with Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker and Quincy Jones. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky.
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- "Paid Notice: Deaths HAMPTON, LIONEL". The New York Times. September 10, 2002. Retrieved June 3, 2007.