Wc handy musician and composer william christopher “wc” handy was born on november 16, 1873, in florence, alabama widely known as the “father of. William christopher handy's memphis blues was published september 28, 1912 do you listen to the blues if you haven't, you've definitely heard music. Father of the blues : an autobiography / by wc handy edited by arna bontemps creator: handy, w c (william christopher), 1873-1958 bontemps, arna.
Handy was born william christopher handy in 1873 in florence, alabama, the son of former slaves his father was a local parish minister, and. A while later, in a memphis bar called pwee, william christopher handy sat about the woman, one that became one of the most celebrated in jazz history. Wc (william christopher) handy (composer 1873-1958) - play streams in full or download mp3 from classical archives on the web biography, musicology.
Handy, wc father of the blues: an autobiography william christopher handy's “memphis blues” library of congress . Musician and songwriter wc handy was born in florence known as william christopher handy (1876-1958), known as the father of the. The composer and entrepreneur william christopher 'wc' handy (1873-1958) describing the incident in his autobiography, only slightly.
Florence, ala – this week northwest alabama is celebrating one of their most famous sons in 1873, william christopher handy was born. Wc handy, in full william christopher handy, (born november 16, 1873, florence, alabama, us—died march 28, 1958, new york, new york), african. The african american songwriter william christopher handy (1873-1958), known as the father of the blues, was the first person to notate and publish blues.
A native of florence, alabama, wc handy (1873-1958) was a songwriter, arranger, william christopher handy was born on november 16, 1873 to charles. W c handy discography and songs: music profile for w c handy, born 16 november william christopher handy [birth name], father of the blues, handy's. Early impressions of california | wc handy, father of the blues william christopher handy's “memphis blues” was published from “jump. His dignified appearance, william christopher handy was memphis music's first born in florence alabama, later the hometown of sam phillips, handy was .
Alternative names/transliterations: william christopher handy ＝ name in other languages: wc handy, external links detailed biography: wikipedia. Growing up in post-civil war alabama, the music of black america and african heritage surrounded young william handy he was born in a log cabin in.
One hundred years ago, william christopher handy, an african american later in his life, handy was often called the father of the blues. William christopher handy known as the father of the blues was born in 1873 in florence, alabama in a log cabin built by his grandfather growing up, he. This native of florence will go down in history as the father of the blues alabama roots: born william christopher handy in a log cabin in.