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Fountain, Pete

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Personal name headingFountain, Pete
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Variant(s)Fountain, Peter Dewey, Jr.
See alsoCorporate body: New Orleans All Stars (Musical group : Pete Fountain)
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Birth date1930-07-03
Death date2016-08-06
Place of birthNew Orleans (La.)
Place of deathNew Orleans (La.)
Field of activityJazz Dixieland music
Profession or occupationClarinetists Jazz musicians
Found inNew Orleans, 1985: t.p. (Pete Fountain)
LC data base, 9/19/85 (hdg.: Fountain, Pete; usage: Pete Fountain)
Grove music online, Oct. 17, 2006: Jazz (Fountain, Pete(r Dewey, Jr.); b. July 3, 1930, New Orleans; American clarinetist)
New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 8, 2016 (in obituary published Aug. 6: Pete Fountain; b. Peter Dewey Fountain Jr., July 3, 1930, New Orleans; d. there Saturday [Aug. 6, 2016], aged 86; clarinetist who brought the traditional jazz of his native New Orleans to a national audience through frequent appearances on the Lawrence Welk and Johnny Carson television shows; the appeal of his high-spirited brand of Dixieland stretched far beyond New Orleans)