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Dupree, Champion Jack, -1992

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    • Dupree, Jack, -1992
    • Dupree, William Thomas, -1992
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    • Dupree, Champion Jack, d.1992
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    • found: His The women blues of Champion Jack Dupree. [Phonodisc] 1961.
    • found: Nite, N.N. Rock on almanac, 2nd ed.:p. 529 ("Champion" Jack Dupree; blues pianist; d. 1-21-1992)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Mar. 23, 2006(Champion Jack Dupree; b. July 23, 1909, New Orleans, LA, d. Jan. 21, 1992, Hanover, Germany; blues pianist)
    • found: Gaylord Music Library necrology file WWW site, Mar. 23, 2006(Dupree, "Champion" Jack; William Thomas Dupree; b. 1909 [1 source], b. July 4, 1910 [1 source], d. Jan. 21, 1992, at 82)
    • found: Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed.(Dupree, Champion Jack; b. William Thomas Dupree, July 4, 1910, New Orleans, La., d. Jan. 21, 1992)
    • found: Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 2001(Dupree, Champion Jack; b. William Thomas Dupree, July 23, 1909, New Orleans, La., d. Jan. 21, 1992, Hanover, Germany)
    • found: Enc. of the blues, 2006(Dupree, Champion Jack; b. July 23, 1909 or July 4, 1910, New Orleans, La., d. Jan. 21, 1992, Hanover, Germany)
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02(b. 7/4/10)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 12 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Dupree, William Thomas; Champion Jack Dupree; pianist, rhythm and blues musician / singer; born 04 July 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; began playing the piano at the age of 6, and left the home at age 14; met future world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis in Detroit (1930); settled in Indianapolis (1935), succeeding his friend Leroy Carr as pianist at C. Ferguson's Cotton Club; recorded several cuts for King Records in Cincinnati (and some in New York), including Heart Breaking Woman, She Cooks Me Cabbage, Me and My Mule, Tongue Tied Blues, Failing Health Blues, and Sharp Harp (1951-1955); moved to Europe in 1959; in 1990 appeared at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, recorded Back Home in New Orleans; returned for the 1991 festival, then played at the Chicago Blues Fest the same year; died 12 January 1992 in Hanover, Germany)
    • notfound: WWW site, Social Security death index, Mar. 23, 2006
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