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us: Oliver, King, 1885-1938


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    • us: Oliver, Joe, 1885-1938
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    • us: Dixie Syncopators
    • us: King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
    • us: King Oliver's Jazz Band
    • us: King Oliver's Orchestra
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Oliver, Joseph, 1885-1938
  • Sources

    • found: His King Oliver and his Dixie Syncopators [SR] p1984: label (King Oliver, trumpet, cornet, band leader) container (Joe Oliver)
    • found: New Grove (Oliver, King (Joe) b. 5/11/1885 in or near New Oreleans, d. 4/8/38 in Savannah)
    • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Oliver, Joseph, 1885-1938)
    • found: Oxford music online, February 1, 2017: New Grove dictionary of jazz, 2nd edition (Oliver, King (Joe); born May 11, 1885, New Orleans(?); died April 8/10, 1938, Savannah, GA; American jazz cornettist and bandleader) Encyclopedia of popular music (Oliver, King; born May 11, 1885, Abend [sic], Louisiana; died April 10, 1938, Savannah, Georgia; cornettist and bandleader)
    • found: Wikipedia, February 1, 2017 (King Oliver; Joseph Nathan Oliver; born December 19, 1881, Aben, Louisiana; died April 10, 1938, Savannah, Georgia; better known as King Oliver or Joe Oliver; American jazz cornet player and bandleader; also a notable composer)
    • found: Hanley, Peter. Portraits from Jelly Roll's New Orleans, WWW site, viewed February 1, 2017 (King Oliver; Joseph Nathan Oliver; probably born on Salsburg Plantation, near Aben, about 50 miles from New Orleans, December 19, 1884; birth date given as December 1885 in 1900 U.S. Census, as December 19, 1881 on World War I draft card; age given as 30 years in 1910 census and as 35 in 1920 census; age given as 26 on marriage certificate (July 13, 1911) and as 52 on death certificate (April 10, 1938)) {http://www.doctorjazz.co.uk/portnewor.html#koliver}
    • found: KnowLA, WWW site, February 1, 2017 (King Oliver; Joseph "King" Oliver; Joseph Nathan Oliver; born in Edgard [Louisiana]; exact date is in dispute, but current evidence indicates that he was born December 19, 1885; died April 10, 1938, in Savannah; buried in New York City) {http://www.knowla.org/entry/837/}
    • found: Feather, Leonard. Biographical encyclopedia of jazz, 1999 (Oliver, King (Joe); cornet, leader; born on plantation near Abend [sic], LA, May 11, 1885; died Savannah, GA, April 8, 1938)
    • found: Find-a-grave WWW site, February 1, 2017 (Joseph "King" Oliver; dates on gravestone: born May 11, 1885; died April 8, 1938; jazz musician; born on a plantation in Louisiana; moved to New Orleans in his teen years and formed the "Creole Jazz Band" in 1915; in 1923 he moved the band to Chicago)
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