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Sidney Bechet

Jazz Musician (14-May-1897 — 14-May-1959)


Sidney Bechet. Treat it Gentle: An Autobiography. Hill and Wang. 1960. 245pp.

John Chilton. Sidney Bechet: The Wizard of Jazz. Oxford University Press. 1987. 331pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.46)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.44)

  8. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.343)

  9. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.67)

  10. Encyclopedia of American Biography (pp.73-74)

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