He is considered one of the greatest bandleaders of all times. Basie was a true innovator leading the great jazz band for almost 50 years, he left the world an almost unparalleled legacy of musical greatness having recorded over albums during his lifetime. His father, Harvey Lee Basie, was a coachman and a groundskeeper, and his mother, Lillian Childs Basie, was a laundress.
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Birmingham-Southern College, ; M. Simon and Schuster, Atlantic Monthly Press, Joint Publications; With Arnold Schwarzenegger. Ages Birth-5; Ages ; Ages University of California, Physician, professor of medicine.
Born— July 12,Mobile. Parents— Aristide and Amante Gaines Hamelin. Married— Augusta Brooks Henry, April 25, Education— University of Alabama, degrees in pharmacy and medicine, Died January 25, Mobile; West Florida to Alabama.
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Medal by the City University of New York, William Christopher Handy Handy was an American black composer and compiler of "BLUES" music. He was born in Florence, Alabama. He was educated at the Negro Agricultural and Mechanical College near Huntsville, Alabama.
The African American songwriter William Christopher Handy (), known as the father of the blues, was the first person to notate and publish blues songs.
He wrote over 60 blues, spirituals, and popular tunes. On Nov. 16, , W. C. Handy was born in . Composer, musician and music publisher William Christopher Handy was born on November 16, , in Florence, Alabama, to Elizabeth Brewer and Charles Barnard attheheels.com: Nov 16, ORGAN WORKS BY COMPOSERS FROM AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN-DIASPORA.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: see also attheheels.com Calvert Johnson, compiler () AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMPOSERS. William Christopher Handy. Blues: An Anthology: Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs Book of Negro Spirituals Father of the Blues: An Autobiography.
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