William C. Handy
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William C. Handy father of the blues. by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English


  • Handy, W. C. -- 1873-1958 -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American musicians -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Other titlesWestern Collection., Western Image Collection.
StatementIllustrated by David Hodges.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesAmericans all
ContributionsHodges, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15521885M
LC Control Number68004374

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