- NAME: Quincy Jones
- OCCUPATION: Children's Activist, Songwriter, Music Producer, Trumpet Player, Television Producer
- BIRTH DATE: March 14, 1933 (Age: 80)
- EDUCATION: Berklee College of Music
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Chicago, Illinois
- Nickname: "Q"
- AKA: Quincy Delight Jones
- Full Name: Quincy Delight Jones Jr.
- ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces
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Quincy Jones is best known as a composer and record producer for legendary musicians such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Celene Dion and Aretha Franklin.
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Jones also produced the 1985 film The Color Purple directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Danny Glover; the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air starring Will Smith (1990-96) and published the magazines Vibe and SPIN. In 1990,
Quincy Jones formed Quincy Jones Entertainment (QJE), a co-venture with Time Warner, Inc.
Jones has been married three times; to Jeri Caldwell from 1957 to 1966 (they have one daughter), to Ulla Andersson from 1967 to 1974 (they have a son and a daughter), and to Peggy Lipton from 1974 to 1990 (they have two daughters). He also has two daughters from prior relationships. Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones was published in 2001.
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