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Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982

LC control no.n 82234802
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML420.H6357 Biography
Personal name headingHopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982
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Variant(s)Hopkins, Lightning, 1912-1982
Hopkins, Sam, 1912-
Hopkins, Sam, 1912-1982
See alsoPartner: Charles, Antoinette
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Birth date1912-03-15
Death date1982-01-30
Place of birthCenterville (Tex.)
Place of deathHouston (Tex.)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Singers Guitarists
Found inHis Autobiography in blues [SR] 197-?: label (Lightnin' Hopkins, blues singer)
LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Hopkins, Sam, 1912- )
Lightning Hopkins in Berkeley [SR] 1976: label (Lightning Hopkins)
His Move on out [SR] p1987: label (Lightnin' Hopkins) container (d. 1/82)
New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Hopkins, Lightnin' (Sam); b. Mar. 15, 1912, Centerville, TX, d. Jan. 30, 1982, Houston, TX; blues singer and guitarist)
Handbook of Texas, July 6, 2018 (Antoinette Charles, 35-year life partner and caretaker of blues musician Sam (Lightnin') Hopkins)