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Lazy Lester

LC control 97008346
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Personal name headingLazy Lester
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Variant(s)Lester, Lazy
See alsoFor works performed by this person under other names, search also under Johnson, Leslie, 1933-2018 Thomas, Henry, 1933-2018
Johnson, Leslie, 1933-2018
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Thomas, Henry, 1933-2018
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LocatedBaton Rouge (La.)
Birth date1933-06-20
Death date2018-08-22
Place of birthTorras (La.)
Place of deathParadise (Calif.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
Profession or occupationSingers Harmonica players Guitarists Blues musicians
Found inBlues classics, 1957-1959, p1996: container (Lazy Lester)
LC in OCLC, Jan. 13, 1997 (hdg.: Lazy Lester)
Blues WW, c1979 (Johnson, Leslie, aka Lazy Lester, Henry Thomas, b. June 20, 1933)
New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2018 (in obituary published Aug. 24: Lazy Lester; b. Leslie Johnson, June 20, 1933, Torras, La.; grew up in a Baton Rouge suburb; d. Wednesday [Aug. 22, 2018], Paradise, Calif., aged 85; singer, harmonica player, and guitarist whose country- and Cajun-tinged sound made him an architect of the style known as swamp blues)
Associated languageeng