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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
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Date Born: 28th November 1815
Location Born:
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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