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us: Bellson, Louie, 1924-2009


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    • us: Balassoni, Louis Paul, 1924-2009
    • us: Balassoni, Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio, 1924-2009
    • us: Bellson, Louis, 1924-2009
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      Bellson, Louis
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    • found: The trumpet kings at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 [SR] p1975: container (Louis Bellson, drums)
    • found: 1969 all-star White House tribute to Duke Ellington [SR] p2002: container (Louie Bellson, drums)
    • found: New Grove dict. Amer. music (Bellson (Balassoni), Louis (Paul), b. 26 July 1924, Rock Falls, IL; jazz drummer, bandleader, and composer)
    • found: Grove music online, Jan. 22, 2004 (Bellson, Louie (Louis; Balassoni, Louis Paul; Balassoni, Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio); b. July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, IL; American drummer, bandleader, and composer; his birthdate is widely given incorrectly as July 26)
    • found: Feather, L.G. Bio. enc. of jazz, 1999 (Bellson, Louie or Louis (Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni); b. July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, IL; drums, composer, leader)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Feb. 17, 2009 (Louie Bellson; b. Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni, July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, Ill.; d. Saturday [Feb. 14, 2009], Los Angeles, aged 84; crisp and dazzling drummer who worked with many of the major figures of the swing era and a gracious entertainer who made frequent appearances at the White House and on The Tonight Show)
    • found: Find-a-grave WWW site, January 17, 2017 (Louis Paul "Louie" Bellson; born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni, July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, Illinois; died Feb. 14, 2009, Los Angeles, California; jazz drummer and composer; married to Pearl Bailey)
    • found: Wikipedia, January 17, 2017 (Louie Bellson; born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni, July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, Illinois; died February 14, 2009, Los Angeles, California; known by the stage name Louie Bellson (his own preferred spelling, although he is often seen in sources as Louis Bellson); American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, bandleader, jazz educator, and author)
    • found: Oxford music online, January 17, 2017: Grove dictionary of American music, 2nd edition (Bellson, Louie (Balassoni, Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francisco Antonio); born July 6, 1924, Rock Falls, IL; died February 14, 2009, Los Angeles, CA; American drummer, composer, arranger, and music director)
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    • 1981-06-24: new
    • 2017-01-18: revised
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