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us: Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919


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  • Fuller Name

    • James Reese
  • Variants

    • us: Europe, Jas. R., 1881-1919
    • us: Europe, Jim, 1881-1919
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18810222
    • Death Date

        19190509
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mobile (Ala.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Bandmasters
          (lcsh) Composers
            (lcsh) Jazz musicians
              (lcsh) Arrangers (Musicians)
          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: Europe's Society Orchestra
            • us: Jim Europe's 369th Infantry Band
          • Sources

            • found: The Great American piano bench [SR] c1979 (a.e.) label, container (James Reese Europe) container notes (1881-1919)
            • found: Too much mustard [SR] ca. 1980: label (Jim Europe) container (Jim Europe's 369th Infantry (Hell-fighters) Band)
            • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Europe, James Reese; b. Feb. 22, 1881, Mobile, AL, d. May 10, 1919, Boston, MA; bandleader and songwriter)
            • found: Badger, R. A life in ragtime, 1995: t.p. (James Reese Europe) p. 10 (b. Feb. 22, 1880, Mobile, Ala.) p. 214 (d. May 9, 1919, Boston) passim (Jim Europe)
            • found: Int. dict. of Black composers, 1999 (Europe, James Reese; b. Feb. 22, 1880, Mobile, Ala., d. May 9, 1919, Boston, Mass.; [article by R. Badger])
            • found: Southern, E. The music of Black Americans, 3rd ed.: p. 345 (James Reese Europe (1881-1919))
            • found: Oxford music online, June 20, 2013: Grove music online (Europe, James Reese; born February 22, 1880, Mobile, AL, died May 9, 1919, Boston; American bandleader and composer; bandmaster of the 369th US Infantry Regiment Band) Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Europe, James Reese; born February 22, 1881, Mobile, Ala., died May 9, 1919, Boston, Mass.)
            • found: Library of Congress WWW site, June 20, 2013: Performing arts encyclopedia (James Reese Europe; born 1881, Mobile, Ala., died 1919)
            • found: All music guide WWW site, June 20, 2013 (James Reese Europe; Jim Europe; born February 22, 1880 (sidebar has February 22, 1881), Mobile, AL, died May 9, 1919, Boston, MA, age 39)
            • found: Find a grave WWW site, June 20, 2013 (photo of headstone in Arlington National Cemetery: First Lieut. James Reese Europe, Regimental Band, 369th Inf[antry]; Feb. 20, 1880-May 9, 1919)
            • found: Wikipedia, June 20, 2013 (James Reese Europe; born February 22, 1881, Mobile, Ala., died May 9, 1919, Boston; American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer)
            • found: My heart goes thumping and bumping for you, c1904: cover (James R. Europe) caption (words and music by Jas. R. Europe)
          • Change Notes

            • 1982-05-06: new
            • 2014-12-15: revised
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