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Osborne, Will

also:

 Osborne, William   (Source: 1)
 Oliphant, William  birth name

singer, vocals, director, leader, orchestra, songwriter, bandleader


born: 25 Nov 1906 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 2,3  

born: 1907 Edmonton, Alberta / province, Canada Source: 4  

died: 22 Oct 1981 Newport Beach, California / state, USA Source: 2,3  
died: 22 Oct 1981 Santa Monica, California / state, USA Source: 7  

date of Variety obit: 28 Oct 1981  

The Music Sack has 22 items with information about Will Osborne:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 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

[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


 1989 Source: 3

Walker, Leo
The big band almanac
New York: Da Capo Paperback, 1989

Number of People : 268


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1982 Source: 7

Index to music necrology : 1981 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1982, p. 812

Number of People : 89


 1981 Source: 1

Willia, Stephen C.
Toomey, Kathleen M.
Musicians in Canada
A bio-bibliographical finding list
Edited by Kathleen M. Toomey & Stephen C. Williams
Ottawa: Canadian Association of Music Libraries, 1981, 185 p.

Number of People : 3,053


 1981

The singing-leaders

p. 487 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 12


 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


 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


 1975

Biographical notes

p. 126 In:
Moogk, Edward B.
Roll back the years; history of Canadian recorded sound and its legacy; genesis to 1930
Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1975, 443 p.

Number of People : 78


 1975

Artists Index

p. 2006-2066 In:
Rust, Brian
The American dance band discography 1917-1942
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1975, 2066 p.

Number of People : 2,494


 1975

Discography

p. 157 In:
Moogk, Edward B.
Roll back the years; history of Canadian recorded sound and its legacy; genesis to 1930
Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1975, 443 p.

Number of People : 398


 1975

Composers & lyricists

p. 271 In:
Moogk, Edward B.
Roll back the years; history of Canadian recorded sound and its legacy; genesis to 1930
Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1975, 443 p.

Number of People : 79


 1974 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 2,098


 1966

ASCAP Biographical Dictionary.
3rd ed.
New York: Crowell, 1966

Number of People : 91


 1952

ASCAP Biographical Dictionary.
2nd ed.
New York: Crowell, 1952

Number of People : 26


 1948

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation : catalogue of Canadian composers
Toronto: Canadian Broadcast Corporation, 1948

Number of People : 234


 1943

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

Number of People : 573


 1936

[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 2,656


 1936 Source: 4

Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 389

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