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Gene Krupa

Drummer (15-Jan-1909 — 16-Oct-1973)


Bruce Crowther. Gene Krupa: Life & Times. Spellmount Publishers. 1987. 144pp.

George I. Hall; Stephen A. Kramer. Gene Krupa and His Orchestra. Jazz Discographies Unlimited. 1975. 90pp.

Bruce H. Klauber. World of Gene Krupa: That Legendary Drummin' Man. Pathfinder Publishing. 1990. 244pp.

Bruce H. Klauber. Gene Krupa: The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend. Alfred Publishing Co.. 2005. 176pp.

Klaus Stratemann. Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa: A Filmo-Discography. Uhle & Kleimann. 1980. 76pp.


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  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.358)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.389)

  8. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.527)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.414)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.63)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.346)

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