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Bing Crosby

Singer, Actor (3-May-1903 — 14-Oct-1977)


Barbara Bauer. Bing Crosby. New York: Pyramid Publications. 1977. 157pp.

Bing Crosby; with Pete Martin. Call Me Lucky. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1953.

Michael Freedland. Bing Crosby. London: Andre Deutsch/Chameleon Books. 1998. 127pp.

Gary Giddins. Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years, 1903-1940. New York: Little Brown & Company. 2000. 728pp.

Richard Grudens. Bing Crosby: Crooner of the Century. Celebrity Profiles Publilshing. 2002. 252pp.

Donald Shepherd; Robert F. Slatzer. Bing Crosby: The Hollow Man. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1981. 326pp.

Charles Thompson. Bing: The Authorized Biography. New York: David McKay. 1976. 249pp.

Barry Ulanov. The Incredible Crosby. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1948. 336pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.165)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.159)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.368)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.319)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.239)

  13. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.136)

  14. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.107)

  15. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.73)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.138)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.104)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.190)

  19. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.139)

  20. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.123)

  21. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.206)

  22. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.163)

  23. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.205)

  24. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.128)

  25. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.776)

  26. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.638)

  27. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.105)

  28. Who's Who in California 1976 (p.311)

  29. Legends in Their Own Time (p.58)

  30. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.322)

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