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Title:
W.C. Handy : founder of the blues
Author:
Summer, L. S., 1959-
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Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
40 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
A world of sound -- Handy hits the road -- "Goin where the Southern cross' the Dog" -- The blues -- A gentleman of the finest kind.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 1.0 59283.
ISBN:
9781567669275
Format :
Book

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A biography of African-American bandleader and composer W. C. Handy, known as the 'Father of the Blues,' discussing his childhood as the son of religious parents, his early love for music,and his role in popularizing the blues.


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A biography of African-American bandleader and composer W. C. Handy, known as the Father of the Blues, discussing his childhood as the son of religious parents, his early love for music,and his role in popularizing the blues. Excerpted from W. C. Handy: Founder of the Blues by L. S. Summer All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.