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us: Donegan, Dorothy


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    • found: Her Donnybrook with Donegan [SR] 1959: container (Dorothy Donegan)
    • found: LC data base, 09-11-91 (hdg.: Donegan, Dorothy)
    • found: Walker-Hill, H. Piano music by Black women composers, c1992 (Donegan, Dorothy; b. 4-6-26, Chicago, Ill.)
    • found: Washington Post, May 21, 1998: obit. (d. May 19, 1998, at her home in Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • found: Notes, June 1999: p. 862 (Donegan, Dorothy; d. May 19, 1998, at 77, Los Angeles [Cadence]; d. at 76 [Down beat]; d. June 16 [sic], 1998 [Jazz journal international]; American jazz pianist)
    • found: Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Donegan, Dorothy; b. Apr. 6, 1922, Chicago, Ill.)
    • found: Southern, E. Bio. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians (Donegan, Dorothy; b. Apr. 6, 1926, Chicago, Ill.; jazz pianist)
    • found: Feather, L.G. Enc. of jazz, c1960 (Donegan, Dorothy; b. Apr. 6, 1924, Chicago, Ill.; piano)
    • found: Claghorn, C.E. Bio. dict. of jazz, c1982 (Donegan, Dorothy; b. 1924, Chicago, Ill.; pianist)
    • found: Kinkle, R.D. The complete enc. of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950 (Donegan, Dorothy; b. Apr. 6, 1924, Chicago, Ill.; pianist-entertainer)
    • found: Blues 2 [VR] c1994: title frames (Dorothy Donigan)
    • found: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Donegan, Dorothy; b. Apr. 6, 1922, Chicago, d. May 19, 1998, Los Angeles; pianist and singer; earlier sources give 1924 birthdate, but Donegan confirmed 1922 to Whitney Balliett)
    • found: RootsWeb.com WWW site, Dec. 9, 2002: Social Security death index (Dorothy Donegan; b. Apr. 6, 1922, d. May 19, 1998)
    • found: African American National Biography , accessed December 16, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Donegan, Dorothy; jazz musician, nightclub entertainer; born 06 April 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; studies at the prestigious Chicago Musical College; became the first African American female to concertize at Chicago's Orchestra Hall; offered a part in a Hollywood movie called Sensations of 1945; headlined at the first all-black show at Hollywood's famous Tom Breneman Café (1949); excellent recordings, including some live dates on cruise ships (1980s); died 19 May 1998 Los Angeles, California, United States)
    • notfound: New Grove dict. of jazz
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