• Born date: 1910-01-23
  • Born in: Pont-à-Celles
  • Death date: 1953-05-16
  • Death in: Avon, Seine-et-Marne
Django Reinhardt

Jean "Django" Reinhardt (French: [dʒãŋɡo ʁɛjnaʁt] or [dʒɑ̃ɡo ʁenɑʁt]; 23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a Belgian-born French guitarist and composer of Romani heritage.Reinhardt is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time and was the first important European jazz musician who made major contributions to the development of the genre.