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us: Celestin, Papa, 1884-1954


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    • us: Celestin, Oscar, 1884-1954
  • Variants

    • us: Celestin, Oscar, 1884-1954
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1884-01-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1954-12-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Napoleonville (La.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New Orleans (La.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Indiana Brass Band (Musical group)
        • Organization: Jack Carey's band (Musical group)
        • Organization: Red Allen's Brass Band (Musical group)
        • Organization: Silver Leaf Band (Musical group)
        • Organization: Armand Piron's band (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Indiana Brass Band (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Jack Carey's band (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Red Allen's Brass Band (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Silver Leaf Band (Musical group)
    • Organization

        Armand Piron's band (Musical group)
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: His Papa Celestin [SR] 1981?: label (Papa Celestin) container (Oscar "Papa" Celestin, trumpet and vocals; b. 1/1/1884 in Napoleonville, La.; d. 12/15/54 in New Orleans)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Celestin, Papa; Oscar Philip Celestin; bandleader, trumpeter, musician; born 01 January 1884 in Napoleonville, Louisiana, United States; regular member of Indiana Brass Band, New Orleans (1909); joined Jack Carey's band; worked with Red Allen's Brass Band, Silver Leaf Band, and Armand Piron's band, New Orleans; formed Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra (1925); played for White House Correspondents' Association and received a certificate of appreciation signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953); died 15 December 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States)
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    • 1986-03-25: new
    • 2015-11-06: revised
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