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Lawrence Welk

Conductor (11-Mar-1903 — 17-May-1992)


Mary Lewis Coakley. Mister Music Maker: Lawrence Welk. Doubleday. 1958. 280pp.

Albert Govoni. The Lawrence Welk Story. Pocket Books. 1966. 122pp.

Karl B. Johnson. Lawrence Welk and His Musical Family: A Collecting Guide to the Recordings of Lawrence Welk. J. Carlson Press. 1999. 611pp.

Susan Katz. The Lawrence Welk Scrapbook. Grosset & Dunlap. 1978.

William K. Schwienher. Lawrence Welk: An American Institution. Nelson-Hall. 1980. 288pp.

Lawrence Welk. Wunnerful, Wunnerful! The Autobiography of Lawrence Welk. Lebanon, IN: Prentice Hall Direct. 1971. 294pp.

Lawrence Welk; with Bernice McGeehan. Lawrence Welk's Musical Family Album. Prentice-Hall. 1977. 150pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.745)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1112)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.535)

  10. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.1111)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.782)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, p.106)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.349)

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