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 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.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adams, Wellington Alexander (b. 1879)   composer
  Barbour, J. Berni (b. 1881)   vaudeville pianist, songwriter
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Booker, Charles   alto saxophone, composer
  Brooks, Harvey   composer
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Bryan, Frederick M. (a. 1914)   piano, organ
  Bryant, Willie [William Steven] (b. 1908 d. 1964)   bandleader, cast
  Brymn, Tim [James Timothy] (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, lyricist
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Calhoun, W. Arthur   composer
  Clark, H. Quali   composer
  Cook, Mercer   composer
  Cook, Will Marion (b. 1869 d. 1944)   composer, director
  Cox, Jimmy   composer, lyricist
  Creamer, Henry (b. 1879 d. 1930)   cast, composer
  Dett, Robert Nathaniel (Farbiger) (b. 1882 d. 1943)   composer, teacher
  Dowell, Edgar   composer
  Elkins, William Cuthbert (b. 1872)   director
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Farrell   composer
  Fowler, Lemuel   composer, lyricist
  Freeman, Harry Lawrence (b. 1869 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Govern, Alonzo   composer, lyricist
  Grainger, Porter   cast, composer
  Green, Eddie (b. 1901 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Hatch   composer
  Higginbotham, Irene (b. 1918)   composer, songwriter
  Hill, Alex [William Alexander] (b. 1906 d. 1937)   composer, lyricist
  Hillman, Charles Warren   composer
  Hopkins, Claude (Driskett) (b. 1903 d. 1984)   piano, arranger
  Hunter, Eugene   composer
  Jefferson, Maceo B. (b. 1898 d. 1974)   guitar, banjo
  Johnson, Charlie [Charles Wright] (b. 1891 d. 1959)   piano, bandleader
  Johnson, Freddie   choreographer, composer
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Johnson, J.C. "Jimmy" (b. 1896 d. 1981)   jazz piano, piano
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Johnson, James Weldon (b. 1871 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Jordan, Joe (b. 1882 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Kemp, Clinton   composer
  Layton   composer
  Lemonier, Tom (b. 1870 d. 1945)   songwriter
  Lowery, Perry George (b. >1870 d. 1930)   circus band leader, composer
  Mack, Cecil (b. 1883 d. 1944)   cast, choir
  McCanns, Shirley Graham   composer
  Miller, J.M.   composer
  Mitchell, Abbie (b. 1884 d. 1960)   cast, librettist
  Moore, Allie   composer
  Moore, Ruth   composer
  Muse, Clarence (b. 1889 d. 1979)   actor, composer
  Nash, Will   composer
  Overstreet, W. Benton (a. 1916-1923)   piano, songwriter
  Pace, Harry H. (b. 1884 d. 1943)   insurance executive, music publisher
  Parker, Kaye   composer
  Payton, Lew   cast, composer
  Phillips, William King   composer
  Pinkard, Maceo (b. 1897 d. 1962)   composer, lyricist
  Porter, Arthur   composer
  Razaf, Andy (b. 1895 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Reddie, J. Milton   composer, lyricist
  Rogers   composer
  Rogers, Alex [Alexander C.] (b. 1876 d. 1930)   lyricist, entertainer
  Ryder, Noah Francis (b. 1914 d. 1964)   music educator, conductor
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Smith, Chris   composer
  Smith, Chris (b. 1879 d. 1949)   songwriter
  Smith, Russell   composer
  Springer, Lucile Handy   composer
  Stor, Jean   composer
  Sweatman, Wilbur (b. 1882 d. 1961)   clarinet, bandleader
  Talbert, Wendell P.   composer, piano
  Thomas, Millard G. (d. 1955)   piano, composer
  Tolliver, James   composer, tenor sax
  Troy, Henry   cast, composer
  Tyers, William H. (b. 1876 d. 1924)   composer, ragtime composer
  Tyus, Charles   composer, vocals
  Valentine, Alexander Mark (b. 1895)   bandmaster, teacher
  Vodery, Will [William Henry Bennett] (b. 1885 d. 1951)   arranger, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Warfield, Charles (b. 1883)   composer, lyricist
  White, Elizabeth Handy   composer
  White, Harry   composer
  Whitman, Bert [Alberta] (b. 1888 d. 1964)   vaudeville entertainer, songwriter
  Whitney, Salem Tutt (b. 1869 d. 1934)   cast, composer
  Williams, Bert   composer
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Williams, Spencer (b. 1889 d. 1965)   composer, conductor

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