Royalty?Trivia brain teasers have some element of trivia in them, but they are not just pure trivia questions.
The following list of people attended a concert: a Count, a Duke, a First Lady, a Lady, three Kings, a Knight, a Professor, and a President.
There was no one from royalty, politics, or education present, nor were any very important dignitaries attending the concert either. What is happening here?
AnswerAnswer: They were all jazz artists performing at the concert. These titles are their nicknames.
Count: William Basie
Duke: Edward Kennedy Ellington
A First Lady: Ella Fitzgerald
Lady: Billie Holiday
King [of Swing]: Benny Goodman
King [of the clarinet]: Artie Shaw
King: Joseph Oliver
A Knight (Sir): Roland Hanna
Professor: Buster Smith
The President or "The Prez": Lester Young (There were two ways of referring to Lester Young. Both are correct).
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