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JOSH WHITE


JOSH WHITE
 
Josh White with acoustic guitar. Black and white photo taken in 1945.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Joshua Daniel White
 
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed" Composer
 
Instruments: Voice, Guitar
Music Styles: Blues, Folk
 
Web Site: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAwhiteJ.htm
 
Date Born: 11th February 1914
Location Born: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
 
Date Died: 6th September 1969
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Died during an operation
Memorial: On June 26, 1998, the United States Postal Service issued a 32-cent postage stamp honoring Josh White, unveiling it on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall. This was followed by a concert tribute of his songs by Josh White, Jr.
 
Summary: Born to Reverend Dennis and Daisy Elizabeth White in the black section of Greenville, South Carolina.
 
Photo Comments: Photo courtesy of Douglas A. Yeager Productions, Ltd.The photo may be used for any purpose, provided that credit be given to the photo owner, The Estate of Josh White (Sr.) and the Josh White Archives.
 
 
 
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