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"Portrait of Edwin Pearce Christy from a lithograph by Sarony & Major, 1848"

Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
Known For: The founder of the blackface minstrel group Christy
Instruments: Vocals
Music Styles: Variety
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=3313
Date Born: 28th November 1815
Location Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Date Died: 5th May 1862
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Suicide
Memorial: He is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.
Summary: He is more commonly known as E. P. Christy, and was the founder of the blackface minstrel group Christy's Minstrels.

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