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WC HANDY


WC HANDY
 
W.C. Handy in July 1941, by Carl Van Vechten


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: William Christopher Handy
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, USA
Known For: The Theme From Sting
 
Instruments: Piano, Cornet, Trumpet, Vocals
Music Styles: Blues, Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www2.una.edu/library/handy/biography.htm
 
Date Born: 16th November 1873
Location Born: Florence, Alabama, Georgia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 28th March 1958
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Pneumonia
Memorial: He is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York.
 
Summary: known as The Father of Blues.Handy was an educated musician who used folk material in his compositions.
 
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