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Full Name: Barney Rappaport
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA
Known For: "Barney Rapp and his New Englanders".
Instruments: Drums
Music Styles: Jazz
Location: CT, United States of America
Web Site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28649427
Date Born: 25th March 1900
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Date Died: 12th December 1970
Location Died: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Summary: Rapp broadcast his music on the radio and owned a nightclub, The Sign of the Drum. YOUTUBE: One of the earliest recordings from Doris. She recorded this with Barney Rapp and his New Englanders on June 1 Day,7,1939. In her book she states that she tried out for his band at the age of 16. She was chosen from around 200 singers.
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