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CHARLIE CHRISTIAN


CHARLIE CHRISTIAN


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Charles Henry Christian
 
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Genius of the Electric Guitar" Columbia - 1939-1941 recordings
 
Instruments: Guitar
Music Styles: Jazz, Swing, Bebop, Big band music
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www3.nbnet.nb.ca/hansen/Charlie/
 
Date Born: 29th July 1916
Location Born: Bonham, Texas, United States of America
 
Date Died: 2nd May 1942
Location Died: Staten Island, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Tuberculosis
Memorial: He was buried in an unmarked grave in Bonham, Texas, and a Texas State Historical Marker and headstone were placed in Gates Hill Cemetery in 1994.
 
Summary: Christian was born in Bonham, Texas, his family moving to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, when he was a small child. Both of his parents were musicians and he had two brothers
 
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