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Bix Beiderbecke

Jazz Musician, Cornetist (10-Mar-1903 — 6-Aug-1931)


Ralph Berton. Remembering Bix: A Memoir of the Jazz Age. W. H. Allen. 1974. Also a Da Capo Press edition in 2000 with introduction by Nat Hentoff.

Victorio Castelli; Evert Kaleveld; Liborio Pusateri. The Bix Bands: A Bix Beiderbecke Disco-Biography. Milan, Italy: Raretone. 1972. 223pp.

Philip R. Evans; Linda K. Evans. Bix: The Leon Bix Beiderbecke Story. Bakersfield, CA: Prelike Press. 1998. 602pp.

Burnett James. Kings of Jazz 4: Bix Beiderbecke. London: Cassell & Co.. 1959. 90pp.

Jean Pierre Lion. Bix: The Definitive Biography of a Jazz Legend. New York: Continuum. 2005.

Richard M. Sudhalter; Philip R. Evans; William Dean-Myatt. Bix: Man and Legend: The Life of Bix Beiderbecke, Complete with Chronology and Discography. Arlington House. 1974. 512pp.

Charles Wareing; George Garlick. Bugles for Beiderbecke. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd.. 1958. 333pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.56)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.50)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.76)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.58)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.46)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.82)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.214)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.21)

  14. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.49)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.343)

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