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Basie, Count, 1904-1984

LC control no.n 81016968
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LC classificationML422.B25 Biography
Personal name headingBasie, Count, 1904-1984
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Variant(s)Basie, Bill, 1904-1984
Basie, William, 1904-1984
See alsoCorporate body: Count Basie Orchestra
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Birth date1904-08-21
Death date1984-04-26
Place of birthRed Bank (N.J.)
Place of deathHollywood (Fla.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationPianists
Band directors
Found inHis Boogie woogie blues, c1944.
Chilton, J. Ww of jazz, 1985 (Basie, "Count" William; b. Red Bank, N.J., 21st Aug. 1904; d. Hollywood, Fla., 26 Apr. 1984)
New Grove dict. of jazz (Basie, Count (Bill; William); b. Aug. 21, 1904, Red Bank, NJ, d. Apr. 26, 1984, Hollywood, CA [sic]; bandleader and pianist)
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