• Born date: 1923-06-15
  • Born in: United states
  • Death date: 1977-01-02
  • Death in: United states
Erroll Garner

Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1923 – January 2, 1977) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Scott Yanow of Allmusic calls him "one of the most distinctive of all pianists" and a "brilliant virtuoso".