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Cook, Doc, 1881-1958

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Personal name headingCook, Doc, 1881-1958
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Variant(s)Cooke, Charles L., 1881-1958
Cooke, Charles (Charles L.), 1881-1958
Cooke, Doc, 1881-1958
See alsoCorporate body: Cook's Dreamland Orchestra
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Corporate body: Cookie's Gingersnaps (Musical group)
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1881-09-03
Death date1958-12-25
Place of birthLouisville (Ky.)
Place of deathWurtsboro (N.Y.)
Found inArmstrong, L. Louis Armstrong 1924 and Freddie Keppard 1924-26 [SR] p1981: labels (Doc Cook's Dreamland Orchestra) container (real name, Charles L. Cooke)
Chilton. WW jazz (Cooke, "Doc" Charles L., 1891-1958; usually billed as "Doc Cook")
Handy, W.C. Father of the blues [SR] p1980: labels (Charles Cooke, piano)
Feather & Gitler. Biog. encycl. of jazz: Cook, Doc (Charles L. Cooke), pno, arr, lead; b. Louisville, Ky. 9/3/1881; d. Wurtsboro, NY, 12/25/58)
Discography of American historical recordings WWW site, Nov. 16, 2020 (Cookie's Gingersnaps; led by Doc Cook; jazz/dance band recorded 1926 for OKeh)