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Cook, Will Marion

composer, director, lyricist, music director, orchestrator, producer, conductor


born: 27 Jan 1869 Washington, D.C., USA Source: 1  

born: 1865 Source: 2  

died: 19 Jul 1944 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
died: 20 Jul 1944 Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 26 Jul 1944  

The Music Sack has 43 items with information about Will Marion Cook:


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1995

Handy, D. Antoinette
Black conductors
By D. Antoinette Handy
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1995, 557 p.

Number of People : 54

More Details : (1 Section)


 1994

Hall, Bonlyn G.
Hedges, Bonnie
Twentieth-century composers in the Chesapeake region
A bio-bibliography and guide to library holdings
Compiled and edited by Bonnie Hedges and Bonlyn Hall
Richmond, Virginia: Chesapeake Chapter Music Library Association, 1994, 168 p.

Number of People : 219

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1992

Crawford, Richard
Notes on jazz standards by black authors and composers, 1899-1942.

The above item is part of :
Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Wright, Josephine
New perspectives on music : essays in honour of Eileen Southern
Edited by Josephine Wright with Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.
Michigan: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 561 p.

Number of People : 9

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Barlow, William
Morgan, Thomas L.
From cakewalks to concert halls.
An illustrated history of African American popular music from 1895 to 1930
By Thomas L. Morgan and William Barlow
Washington, DC: Elliot & Clark, 1992, 132 p.

Number of People : 14


 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 119

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1991

Lagne, Horst H.
Als der Jazz begann 1916-1923 : Von der "Original Dixieland Jazz Band"
Bis zu King Olivers "Creole Jazz Band"
Berlin: Colloquium Verlag, 1991, 128 p.

Number of People : 17


 1991

Horne, Aaron
Lerma, Dominique-Rene de
String music of black composers
A bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by Dominique-Rene de Lerma
New York: Greenwood Press, 1991
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 33)

Number of People : 207


 1990

Turner, Patricia
Dictionary of Afro-American performers
78 rpm and cylinder recordings of opera, choral music, and song, c1900-1949
New York & London: Garland, 1990

Number of People : 62


 1989

Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 12

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1989

New York Shows by Black Composers 1898-1915

Appendix B In:
Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 12


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

White Shows with Individual Songs by Black Composers

Appendix A In:
Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 14


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1986

Carter, Madison H.
An annotated catalog of composers of African ancestry
New York: Vantage Press, 1986

Number of People : 224


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1984

Brooks, Tilford
America's black musical heritage
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1984, 336 p.

Number of People : 53


 1983

Southern, Eileen
Readings in black American music
Second edition
Compiled and edited by Eileen Southern
New York: W.W. Norton, 1983, 338 p.

Number of People : 40


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Biographies

p. 330 In:
Sampson, Henry T.
Blacks in blackface
A source book on early black musical shows
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 552 p.

Number of People : 123


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1978

Lovingood, Penman
Famous modern negro musicians
New York: Da Capo Press, 1978

Number of People : 20


 1977

Stieger, Franz
Opernlexikon
Teil II: Komponisten
Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1977

Number of People : 9,633


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1939

Witmark, Isidore
Goldberg, Isaac
The story of the house of Witmark : From ragtime to swingtime
By Isidore Witmark and Isaac Goldberg
New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1939

Number of People : 96


 1939

Vital data (1906-1939)

p. 213 In:
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 327


 1938

Handy, William Christopher
Negro authors and composers of the United States
By W.C. Handy.
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., 1938, 24 p.

Number of People : 89

More Details : (7 Sections)


 1936

Cuney-Hare, Maud
Negro musicians and their music
Washington, D. C.: Associated Publishers, Inc., 1936

Number of People : 150


 1921

Lambert, Alexander
The world's best music
New York: University Society, 1921

Number of People : 136


 1915

Mather, F.L.
Who's who of the colored race ... men and women of African descent
Vol. 1. 1915 ...
Edited by F.L. Mather.
Chicago: 1915

Number of People : 41


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