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Ernie Hatfield: 1914-2002
Ernie Hatfield
Piano, singer

Born: July 5, 1914 in Chester, Pennsylvania
Died: November 21, 2002 in Seattle, Washington

Pianist on the Seattle scene

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Ernie (Ernest John) Hatfield was a singer and pianist. He sang in New York in the 1940s, but after service in the armed forces in World War II, he turned to piano. He settled in Seattle in 1951, and established himself as a popular figure on the local semi-professional jazz scene.

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