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us: Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983


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    • us: Blake, James Hubert, 1887-1983
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18870207
    • Death Date

        19830212
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York University
        • Organization: (naf) Europe's Society Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) United Service Organizations (U.S.)
    • Organization

        (naf) New York University
    • Organization

        (naf) Europe's Society Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) United Service Organizations (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: Author's The Eighty-six years of Eubie Blake. [Phonodisc] 1969.
    • found: Int. dict. of Black composers, 1999 (Blake, James Hubert ("Eubie"); b. Feb. 7, 1883, Baltimore, Md., d. Feb. 12, 1983, New York City)
    • found: BGMI, Mar. 25, 2008 (Blake, Eubie (1883-1983))
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 25, 2008 (Eubie Blake; James Hubert Blake; b. Feb. 7, 1887, Baltimore, Md.; d. Feb. 12, 1983, Brooklyn, N.Y.; composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music; in later years Blake listed his birth year as 1883; every official document issued by the government, however, records his birthday as February 7, 1887; this includes the 1900 census, his 1917 World War I draft registration, 1920 passport application, 1936 social security application, and death records as reported by the United States Social Security Administration)
    • found: SSDI, Mar. 25, 2008 (Blake, James; b. Feb. 7, 1887; d. Feb. 1983, New York, N.Y.)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed April 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Blake, Eubie; James Hubert Blake; ragtime musician, composer, arranger, pianist; born 07 February 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States; music degree from New York University (1950); played with James Reese Europe's Society Orchestra (1916); produced show Shuffle Along on Broadway (1921); made a short sound film Snappy Songs (1923); toured England (1925); worked on United Service Organizations shows during World War II; released a double album (1969); played on jazz festivals in Denmark, Germany, Norway, France (1973); ASCAP event honored him at New York's Town Hall (1965); received an official “Salute Eubie Blake” day in Baltimore; died 12 February, 1983 in New York, United States)
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