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William C. Handy

Elizabeth Rider Montgomery

William C. Handy

father of the blues.

by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handy, W. C. -- 1873-1958 -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American musicians -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWestern Collection., Western Image Collection.
    StatementIllustrated by David Hodges.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesAmericans all
    ContributionsHodges, David.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15521885M
    LC Control Number68004374
    OCLC/WorldCa428598


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Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by loader-DanaB on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata Pages: Sheet music for this hit song inscribed and dated by African American composer, cornetist, band leader W.C.

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