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Bix Beiderbecke

Bix BeiderbeckeAKA Leon Bix Beiderbecke

Born: 10-Mar-1903
Birthplace: Davenport, IA
Died: 6-Aug-1931
Location of death: Queens, NY
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, IA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Cornetist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Celebrated jazz cornetist

Girlfriend: Vera Cox (dated in high school)

    High School: Davenport High School, Davenport, IA
    High School: Lake Forest Academy, Chicago, IL (expelled May 1922)

    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1979
    Expelled from School
    Lewd Act upon a Child 24-Apr-1921 (arrested, charge dismissed)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Is the subject of books:
Remembering Bix: A Memoir of the Jazz Age, 1974, BY: Ralph Berton



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