Django Reinhardt would play any chance he got. At the height of his fame, he'd stroll into a bistro with his guitar and busk — not for the spare change, but just to play. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Django Reinhardt lost two fingers in an accident, but developed a unique style around his disability. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via hide caption

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Two very different musical personalities contributed to the timeless jazz standard, dedicated to the giant of gypsy jazz.

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