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Ralph Sharon

Ralph Sharon
Born (1923-09-17)September 17, 1923
London, England
Died March 31, 2015(2015-03-31) (aged 91)
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Pianist, composer, arranger, conductor
Instruments Piano
Years active 1940s - 2015
Associated acts Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Chris Connor, Robert Goulet

Ralph Simon Sharon (September 17, 1923 – March 31, 2015) was an Anglo-American jazz pianist and arranger.


Born in London to an English mother and Latvian born father, he emigrated to the United States in early 1954,[1] becoming a naturalized citizen five years later.

By 1958, Ralph Sharon was recording with Denver, Colorado. He died March 31, 2015.[2][3]


Solo albums

As sideman

With Tony Bennett
With Johnny Hartman


  1. ^ Autumn Leaves - notes on reverse of album cover LFA1138
  2. ^
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External links

  • Obituary for Ralph Sharon
  • Ralph Sharon interview, part 1 and part 2
  • Steve Albin's Tony Bennett Discography
  • Tony Bennett Grammy winning recordings
  • Allmusic Biography
  • Dazzle Jazz Club
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