Jazz Musician (30-May-1909 13-Jun-1986)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
James Lincoln Collier. Benny Goodman and the Swing Era. Oxford University Press. 1989. 432pp.
D. Russell Connor. The Record of a Legend: Benny Goodman. Greenwood Press. 1985. 382pp.
Donald Russell Connor. BG: Off the Record: A Bio-Discography of Benny Goodman. Gaildonna Publishers. 1958. 305pp.
Ross Firestone. Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life & Times of Benny Goodman. W. W. Norton & Company. 1993. 522pp.
- Official Website: http://www.bennygoodman.com/
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Internet Broadway Database [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.459)
- 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.281)
- Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.265)
- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.265)
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.606)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.281)
- Webster's American Biographies (p.413)
- Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.199)
- Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.194)
- The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.353)
- Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.357)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.208)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.270)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.345)
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