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Tommy Dorsey

Musician (19-Nov-1905 — 26-Nov-1956)


Peter J. Levinson. Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way: A Biography. New York and Oxford: Da Capo Press. 2005. 384pp.

Herb Sanford. Tommy and Jimmy: The Dorsey Years. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House. 1972. 305pp.

Robert L. Stockdale. Tommy Dorsey: On the Side. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1995. 474pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.193)

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.187)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.432)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.197)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.248)

  9. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.751)

  10. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.344)

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