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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:

  Armstrong, Lil (b. 1902 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Baquet, George F. (b. 1883 d. 1949)   clarinet
  Barger, Myrtle   composer
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Bigeou, Esther (b. 1895 d. 1936)   blues singer, vocals
  Bishop, Walter   composer
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bocage, Peter (b. 1887 d. 1967)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Booker, Charles   alto saxophone, composer
  Bradford, Perry [John Henry Perry} (b. 1893 d. 1970)   lyricist, piano
  Brooker, Arthur   composer
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Brown, J.E.   composer
  Brown & Dumont   composer
  Brymn, Tim [James Timothy] (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, lyricist
  Chappelle & Stinnette   composer
  Christian, Buddy [Narcisse J.] (b. 1895 d. 1958)   banjo, drums
  Cox, Jimmy   composer, lyricist
  Davenport, Cow Cow [Charles Edward] (b. 1894 d. 1955)   piano, vocals
  Dorsey, Thomas A. [Thomas Andrew] (b. 1899 d. 1993)   blues singer, piano
  Dowell, Edgar   composer
  Easton, Sidney   cast, composer
  Fletcher, Lucy (a. 1919)   composer
  Fowler, Lemuel   composer, lyricist
  Gaines, Charlie   composer, cornet
  George, Horace   clarinet, composer
  Gilbert, Mercedes   cast, composer
  Grainger, Porter   cast, composer
  Gray, Sam (a. 1920)   vaudeville entertainer
  Green, Eddie (b. 1901 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Hammed, Tashua   composer
  Hayes, Clifford (a. 1920s)   bandleader, composer
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herbert, Ed   composer
  Heywood, Donald (b. 1901 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Higgins, Billy (b. 1888 a. 1920s)   comedian, songwriter
  Hill, Alex   composer
  Hopes, William Boots   composer
  Irving, Roland C.   composer
  Jackson, Mike   composer
  Jefferson, George   composer
  Jefferson, Maceo B. (b. 1898 d. 1974)   guitar, banjo
  Jenkins, Hezekiah   composer
  Johnson, Freddie   choreographer, composer
  Johnson, J.C. "Jimmy" (b. 1896 d. 1981)   jazz piano, piano
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Johnson, Luckie   composer
  Jones, Richard Myknee (b. 1889 d. 1945)   piano, arranger
  Jordan, Joe (b. 1882 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Lillard, James   composer
  Liston, Virginia (b. 1890 d. 1932)   blues singer, vocals
  Mack, Cecil (b. 1883 d. 1944)   cast, choir
  Manning, Sam (a. 1924-1950s)   composer, vocals
  Martin, Sarah   composer
  Matson, Chas   composer
  Medina, Mamie   composer
  Morgan, W. Astor   composer
  Morris, Thomas   composer
  Oliver, Joe   composer
  Overstreet, W. Benton (a. 1916-1923)   piano, songwriter
  Payton, Lew   cast, composer
  Peyton, Dave (b. 1885 d. 1955)   bandleader, piano
  Pinkard, Maceo (b. 1897 d. 1962)   composer, lyricist
  Potter, Annie S.   composer
  Razaf, Andy (b. 1895 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Redman, Don [Donald Mathew] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Russell, Will   composer
  Simmons, Rousseau   composer
  Sims, Joe   composer
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Chris (b. 1879 d. 1949)   songwriter
  Smith, Willie   composer
  Stewart, James   composer
  Thomas, George   composer
  Thompson, Dekoven (b. 1879 d. 1934)   songwriter
  Todd, Clarence E. (b. 1897)   composer, lyricist
  Trent, Joe   composer
  Troy, Henry   cast, composer
  Tyus, Charles   composer, vocals
  Wallace, Sippie (b. 1898 d. 1986)   piano, singer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Warfield, Charles (b. 1883)   composer, lyricist
  Weaver, Sylvester (a. 1924)   banjo, guitar
  William, Benbow   composer
  Williams, Spencer (b. 1889 d. 1965)   composer, conductor
  Wilson, Daniel   composer
  Wooding, Sam [Samuel David] (b. 1895 d. 1985)   music director, piano

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