Birth Name: Miles Dewey Davis III
Date of Birth: May 26, 1926
Place of Birth: Alton, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Death: September 28, 1991
Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Miles Davis was an American musician, bandleader, and composer. He was the son of Cleota Mae (Henry), a music teacher and violinist, and Miles Dewey Davis, an oral surgeon. He had four children.
Miles’ paternal grandparents were named Miles Dewey Davis and Mary Francis Jones or Luster. Miles’ grandfather Miles was born in Georgia.