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Full Name: W C Handy
Biography:
(1873-1958) Songwriter. W. C. Handy was born in Florence, Alabama.
Author's Timeline:
1873 (Unknown) County
William Christopher Handy was born in Florence, Alabama, in 1873. 
1918 New York County
W. C. Handy moved his business, Handy Brothers Music Company, Inc., to a location on Broadway, in Manhattan, New York, in 1918. 
1958 (Unknown) County
W. C. Handy died in New York City in 1958. 
1941 (Unknown) County
Father Of The Blues: An Autobiography
Autobiography. 
1926 (Unknown) County
Blues: an Anthology: Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
 
1938 (Unknown) County
Book Of Negro Spirituals
 
1944 (Unknown) County
Unsung Americans Sing
 
1914 (Unknown) County
Yellow Dog Blues
Song. 
1914 (Unknown) County
St. Louis Blues
Song. 
1917 (Unknown) County
Beale Street Blues
Song. 
1958 Bronx County
W. C. Handy is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York. 
? (Unknown) County
Negro Authors and Composers of the United States
 

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