Handy, William Christopher (1873 - 1958)

Biography: 
  • William Christopher Handy. Blues: An Anthology: Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
  • --. Book of Negro Spirituals
  • --. Father of the Blues: An Autobiography. Ed. Arna Bontemps New York; Macmillan, 1941.
  • --. Unsung Americans Sing
  • --. Negro Authors and Composers of the United States
Given Name: 
William Christopher
Family Name: 
Handy
Birth Date: 
November 16, 1873
Death Date: 
March 28, 1958
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First RPO Edition: 
2010