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us: Miles, Lizzie

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  • Variants

    • us: Landreaux, Elizabeth Mary
    • us: Miles, Lizzie, 1895-1963
    • us: Pajaud, Elizabeth Mary
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1895-03-31
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1963-03-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New Orleans (La.)
    • Death Place

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

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Jones Brothers (Jazz group)
        • Organization: (naf) Piron's New Orleans Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) Original Creole Orchestra
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Jazz
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Blues musicians
            (lcsh) Singers
              (lcsh) Circus performers
                (lcsh) Entertainers
            • Sources

              • found: Sharkey's Kings of Dixieland (Musical group). A night in New Orleans [SR] 1957: label (Lizzie Miles)
              • found: Lizzie Miles, p1996: v. 3, prog. notes (b. 1895 in New Orleans; d. Mar. 17, 1963)
              • found: New Grove dict. of jazz (Miles, Lizzie (Pajaud (née Landreaux), Elizabeth Mary; singer; b. Mar. 31, 1895, New Orleans; d. there, Mar. 17, 1963)
              • found: Feather, L. Biog. encyc. of jazz, 1999 (Miles, Lizzie (Elizabeth Mary Landreaux), vocalist)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 2, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Miles, Lizzie; Elizabeth Mary Landreaux Miles; blues musician, singer, circus performer, minstrel show performer, nightclub entertainer; born 31 March 1895 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; member of Benbow Stock Company; travelled with Jones Brothers and Wilson Circus; moved to New York City and made her first recordings (1922); sang with Piron's orchestra at the Cotton Club; toured Europe (1925); performed with New Orleans Creole Jazz Band; sang in New York clubs (1926-1931); performed at the Monterey Jazz Festivals (1958 and 1959); recorded with Scobey's band (1956); died 17 March 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States)
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              • 1991-09-19: new
              • 2015-08-26: revised
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