Handy, William Christopher

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
Nationality
Ethnicity
Education
Occupations
  • Bandleader



  • Publisher



  • Songwriter



Literary Period
Literary Movement
Cause of Death
First RPO Edition
2010