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Cook, Will Marion

LC control no.n 88663576
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LC classificationML410.C7545 Biography
Personal name headingCook, Will Marion
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Variant(s)Cook, William Mercer
Marion, Will
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1869-01-27
Death date1944-07-20
Profession or occupationComposers Conductors Musicians
Found inHis Black Bohemia, or, Darkydom, 1911?: title page (Will Marion Cook)
The music and scripts of In Dahomey, c1996: page xxi (Will Marion Cook, composer-conductor (1869-1944))
Electronic communication from Oberlin College archivist, Mar. 19, 1998 (Will Marion Cook (1869-1944), known as William Mercer Cook while attending the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1884-88; later adopted his mother's middle name, Marion, as his own)
Int. dict. of Black composers, 1999 (Cook, Will Marion; b. William Mercer Cook, Jan. 27, 1869, Washington, D.C., d. July 20, 1944, New York, N.Y.)
Oxford Music Online, WWW site, June 05, 2009: (b. Washington DC, 27 Jan 1869; d New York, 19 July 1944)
His Darktown is out to-night, c1898: title page (Will. Marion)