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us: Burley, Dan, 1907-1962


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    • us: Burley, Daniel Gardner, 1907-1962
  • Variants

    • us: Burley, Daniel Gardner, 1907-1962
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19071107
    • Death Date

        19621030
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lexington (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Associated Negro Press
        • Organization: (naf) Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y. : 42nd Street)
        • Organization: (naf) Johnson Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Associated Negro Press
    • Organization

        (naf) Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y. : 42nd Street)
    • Organization

        (naf) Johnson Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: New York Boxing Writers Association (Organization)
    • Organization

        New York Boxing Writers Association (Organization)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: LCCN 93-702073: "South side shake" 1945-1951, 199-?
    • found: South Side shake, 1946: label (Dan Burley) container (managing editor of Amsterdam news, Harlem, New York City; jazz pianist; b. Kentucky and taken to Chicago in 1917 at age of 10)
    • found: Dan Burley's jive, 2009: ECIP t.p. (Dan Burley) galley (Daniel Gardner Burley; b. Nov. 7, 1907 in Lexington, KY)
    • found: Wikipedia, 2009; (Dan Burley; died Oct. 30, 1962 in Chicago, Ill.)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed Janyary 2, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Burley, Dan; Daniel Gardner Burley; journalist, jazz musician, pianist, sportswriter, magazine and journal editor/publisher; born 07 November 1907 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States; wrote for the Chicago Defender (1925-1928); worked for Chicago Bee (1932); was a correspondent for Associated Negro Press (1937); was a columnist for Amsterdam News and New York Age; recorded with Lionel Hampton, Dan's Circle Session (1946); appeared in Dizzy Gillespie film Jivin' in Be-Bop and acted as master of ceremonies for many of the variety shows at Harlem's Apollo Theater; the first African American member of New York Boxing Writers Association; associate editor of Johnson Publishing Company's Jet and Ebony magazines, Chicago (1951); managing editor for Chicago Crusader (1957); created his own weekly paper,The Owl; died 30 October, 1962.
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    • 1998-01-15: new
    • 2015-04-01: revised
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