Nat 'King' Cole, a voice like silk

Nat ‘King’ Cole, a voice like silk

Nat King Colestage name of Nathaniel Adams Coles, was born as a jazz pianist and later also became a singer. Born in Montgomery (Alabama) on March 17, 1919, he died on February 15, 1965 at the age of 45 due to lung cancer. She was one of the music stars in the United States from the post-World War II period to the mid-1960s. Despite his mastery of the piano, Cole’s fame has come down to us thanks to his persuasive voice. He fiercely fought racism in times when there were barriers that seemed insurmountable, as well as increasingly anachronistic. We want to remember him with the songs that reached the Top Ten of the American sales chart.

“Nature boy” (1948)

“Mona Lisa” (1950)

“Frosty the snowman” (1950)

“Too young” (1951)

“Somewhere along the way” (1952)

“Pretend” (1953)

“Answer me, my love” (1954)

“Smile” (1954)

“A blossom fell” (1955)

“Darling, je vous aime beaucoup” (1955)

“If I may” (1955)

“Send for me” (1957)

“Looking Back” (1958)

“Ramblin’ Rose” (1962)

“Those lazy hazy crazy days of summer” (1963)

“Unforgettable” (1951) reached twelfth place in the US charts. In 1991 her daughter Natalie virtually dueted with her father and won the 1992 Grammy Award Song of the Year with this song.