Definition of Nat 'King' Cole from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Nat 'King' Cole

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(1919-65) a US singer, especially of love songs, with a soft and pleasant voice. He was also an excellent piano player. He was the first African American to have a programme on radio (1948-9) and television (1956-7). His most successful songs included Mona Lisa (1950) and Rambling Rose (1962).