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Toots Thielemans
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    (April 29, 1922-August 22, 2016)
    Born in Brussels, Belgium
    Birth name is Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidor, Baron Thielemans
    Belgian-born harmonica player, guitarist, songwriter, and composer
    Released the albums 'The Sound,' 'Man Bites Harmonica,' 'The Whistler and His Guitar' 'Only Trust Your Heart,' and 'Footprints'
    His surname is hard to spell and pronounce!
    Much of his work can be found in several Old Spice deodorant commercials.
    He is also popular for describing himself as a 'ket,' which means 'street kid' in old Brussels slang.
    He is known for a his own jazz standard called 'Bluesette,' where he used whistling and guitar in unison.
    He contributed the harmonica solo in the 1984 Billy Joel song 'Leave a Tender Moment Alone.'
    Older 'Sesame Street' fans may recognize his distinct harmonica playing in earlier versions of the show's theme song.
    He received a joint honorary doctorate from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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