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Kersands, Billy [William]

minstrel performer

born: 1842 Baton Rouge, Louisiana / state, USA Source: 1  

born: - New York / city, USA Source: 2  

died: 00 Jun 1915 Artesia, New Mexico / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 29 Jun 1915 Source: 2  

The Music Sack has 6 items with information about Billy [William] Kersands:

 1986 Source: 1

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

 1981 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 1,184



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


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

Number of People : 3,156


Famous names in minstrelsy

p. 270-284 In:
Marks, Edward B.
Liebling, Abbott J.
They all sang : From Tony Pastor to Rudy Vallee
As told to Abbott J. Liebling by Edward B. Marks
New York: Viking Press, 1934

Number of People : 31


Trotter, James M.
Music and some highly musical people
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1880

Number of People : 246

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