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us: Millinder, Lucky

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Lucius Venable
  • Variants

    • us: Millinder, Lucius
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1900-08-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1966-09-28
    • Associated Local

        (naf) United States
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Anniston (Ala.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Mills Blue Rhythm Band
        • Organization: (naf) WJZ (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra (Musical group)
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
      • occupation

          (lcsh) Composers
            (lcsh) Dancers
              (lcsh) Entertainers
                (lcsh) Jazz musicians
            • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

            • Sources

              • found: Mills Blue Rhythm Band, 1934-1936: "Keep the rhythm going". [Phonodisc] 1972?
              • found: His Apollo jump [SR] p1983: label (Lucky Millinder) container (Lucius "Lucky" Millinder)
              • found: Chilton, J. Ww of jazz, 1985 (Millinder, "Lucky" Lucius; b. Anniston, Ala., 8th Aug. 1900; d. New York, 28th Sept. 1966)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 4, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Millinder, Lucky; Lucius Venable Millinder; bandleader, composer, arranger, dancer, nightclub performer, disc jockey, jazz musician; born 08 August 1900 in Anniston, Alabama, United States; front man for Congo Knights band which was billed as Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra; leader of the Mills Blue Rhythm Band (1934-1938); appeared in Paradise in Harlem film (1939); formed a big band (1940); featured in Boarding House Blues movie and on NBC radio's Swing time at the Savoy, an African American variety show (1948); became a disc jockey, hosting the Harlem Amateur Hour, a late-night show broadcast from the Apollo Theater on station WJZ; died 28 September 1966 in New York, United States)
            • Change Notes

              • 1981-11-09: new
              • 2015-08-26: revised
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