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FREDDIE KEPPARD


FREDDIE KEPPARD


SUMMARY
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Original Creole Orchestra (Band)
 
Instruments: violin, mandolin, accordion, cornet.
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.redhotjazz.com/keppard.html
 
Date Born: 27th February 1890
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
 
Date Died: 15th July 1933
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Alcoholism and Tuberculosis
Memorial: Keppard suffered from alcoholism and tuberculosis in his final years, and died largely forgotten in Chicago.
 
Summary: Keppard was born in the Creole of Color community of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. His older brother Louis Keppard was also a professional musician. Freddie played violin, mandolin, and accordion before switching to cornet.
 
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