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Strayhorn, Billy [William]

composer, lyricist, orchestrator, piano, arranger, piano


born: 29 Nov 1915 Dayton, Ohio / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 19 Nov 1915 Source: 2  

died: 31 May 1967 Source: 3  
died: 31 May 1967 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
died: 30 May 1967 Source: 3  

date of Variety obit: 07 Jun 1967  

The Music Sack has 38 items with information about Billy [William] Strayhorn:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 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


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1995

Bourgoin, Suzanne M.
Contemporary musicians volume 13
Edited by Suzanne M. Bourgoin
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995, 322 p.

Number of People : 57


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1988 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 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


 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985

Number of People : 127


 1985

Londieux, Jean-Marie
Music for saxophone
Vol. II: general repertoire of music and educational literature for the saxophone
Cherry Hill: Roncorp Publications, 1985

Number of People : 2,020


 1985

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1983

Artist Index

p. 707-732 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Chess labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983., 2 v. (xvi, 733 p.) p.

Number of People : 2,211


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

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

Number of People : 1,184


 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

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 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 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


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 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

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 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


 1968 Source: 3

Index to music necrology : 1967 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1968, p. 681

Number of People : 117


 1966

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


 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


 1953

Wiedemann, Erik
Jorgensen, John
Jazzens hvem-hv ad-hvor
Redaktorer: John Jorgensen og Erik Wiedemann
Copenhagen: Politikens forlag, 1953, 391 p.

Number of People : 688


 1952

Spaeth, Edmund
Music and dance in New York State
New York: Bureau of Music Research, 1952

Number of People : 863

More Details : (1 Section)


 1946

Biographies of the winners

p. 102 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1946 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1946, 201 p.

Number of People : 39


 1945

Musicians' Bio-Discographies

p. 140 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1945 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1945, 256 p.

Number of People : 129


 1943

Miller, Paul Eduard
Miller's yearbook of popular music
Chicago: Pem Publications, 1943, 195 p.

Number of People : 573


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