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Billy Strayhorn

Composer, Jazz Musician (29-Nov-1915 — 31-May-1967)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


David Hajdu. Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1997. 305pp.

Walter van de Leur. Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn. Oxford University Press. 2002. 328pp.

Matthew C. Stock. Billy Strayhorn: His Life, Familiar and Forgotten Works. University of North Texas. 1996. 91pp.


WEB PRESENCE

  1. Official Website: http://www.billystrayhorn.com/


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  2. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]




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