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us: DeFranco, Buddy, 1923-2014

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    • us: De Franco, Buddy, 1923-2014
    • us: Franco, Buddy de, 1923-2014
    • us: DeFranco, Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo, 1923-2014
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Camden (N.J.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Panama City (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
          (lcsh) Bop (Music)
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Clarinetists
              (lcsh) Conductors (Music)
                (lcsh) Jazz musicians
            • Additonal Related Forms

              • us: Buddy De Franco Big Band
              • us: Buddy De Franco Men
              • us: Buddy De Franco Quartet
              • us: Buddy De Franco Quintet
              • us: Buddy De Franco Septette
              • us: Buddy De Franco Wailers
              • us: Buddy De Franco/Tommy Gumina Quartet
            • Sources

              • found: His Mr. Lucky [SR] p1984: label (Buddy De Franco, clarinet) container (Buddy DeFranco)
              • found: Feather. Encyc. jazz 70's (De Franco, Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo (Buddy); b. Feb. 17, 1923, Camden, N.J.)
              • found: Biog. resource center (Contemp. musicians), Mar. 16, 2010 (Buddy DeFranco; b. Feb. 17, 1923, Camden, N.J.; also known as Boniface Ferdinand Leonard DeFranco; Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo DeFranco; clarinetist, bandleader)
              • found: Grove music online, Mar. 16, 2010 (DeFranco, Buddy [Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo]; b. Feb. 17, 1923, Camden, N.J.)
              • found: New York times (online), viewed Dec. 29, 2014 (in obituary published Dec. 26: Buddy DeFranco; Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo DeFranco; b. Feb. 17, 1923, Camden, N.J.; grew up in Philadelphia; d. Wednesday [Dec. 24, 2014], Panama City, Fla., aged 91; innovative clarinetist who rose from the remains of the swing era to forge new and lasting prominence as the instrument's pre-eminent interpreter of bebop)
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              • 1985-12-20: new
              • 2014-12-29: revised
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