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Jimmie Lunceford

AKA James Melvin Lunceford

Born: 6-Jun-1902
Birthplace: Fulton, MO
Died: 13-Jul-1947
Location of death: Seaside, OR
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, TN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra

Father: James Riley (b. 14-Apr-1869)
Mother: Idella Shumpert ("Ida", b. 1-Mar-1883)
Brother: Cornelius ("Connie")
Brother: Junior (b. 1921)
Girlfriend: Nina Yolande Du Bois (dau. of W. E. B. Du Bois)
Wife: Rose Crystal Tulli (no children)

    University: BA, Fisk University

    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987

    Blues in the Night (15-Nov-1941)

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