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Johnson, Lonnie, 1894-1970


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  • Variants

    • Johnson, Alonzo, 1894-1970
    • Johnson, Alphonso Lonnie, 1894-1970
    • Johnson, Lonnie, 1899-1970
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1899-02-08Tears don't fall no more, 1982
    • Birth Date

        1889-02-08Grove music online, viewed July 24, 2012
    • Birth Date

        1894-02-08Grove dictionary of American music, viewed March 24, 2015
    • Death Date

        1970-06-16Tears don't fall no more, 1982
    • Death Date

        1970-06-16Grove music online, viewed July 24, 2012
    • Death Date

        1970-06-16Grove dictionary of American music, viewed March 24, 2015
    • Birth Place

        New Orleans, La.
    • Death Place

        Toronto, Ont.
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Johnson, Lonnie, 1899-1970
  • Sources

    • found: Jazum 2. [Phonodisc] 1970.
    • found: The Guitarists [SR] c1980:label (Lonnie Johnson) program notes (given name: Alonzo Johnson; blues singer and guitarist)
    • found: Bohländer, C. Reclams Jazzführer(Johnson, Lonnie; b. 2/8/1889 in New Orleans; d. 6/17/70 in Toronto, Canada)
    • found: His Tears don't fall no more [SR] p1982:labels (Lonnie Johnson) notes (b. 2/8/1899, New Orleans; d. 1970; noted that some books carry the incorrect birth year of 1889)
    • found: Hear me howling! [SR] p2010:book, p. 52-54 (Lonnie Johnson; Alphonso Lonnie Johnson; b. ca. 1894, New Orleans, d. 1970)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 24, 2012(Lonnie Johnson; Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson; b. Feb. 8, 1899, New Orleans, La., d. June 16, 1970, Toronto; American blues and jazz singer/guitarist and songwriter; his passport gives his birth year as 1894; other sources have 1889)
    • found: Grove music online, July 24, 2012(Johnson, Lonnie (Alonzo); b. Feb. 8, 1889, New Orleans, d. June 16, 1970, Toronto, ON; American blues singer and guitarist)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, July 24, 2012(Lonnie Johnson; b. Alonzo Johnson, Feb. 8, 1899, New Orleans, LA, d. June 16, 1970, Toronto, Ont.; blues and jazz guitarist)
    • found: The original guitar hero and the power of music : the legendary Lonnie Johnson, music, and civil rights, 2014:ECIP data view summary (Lonnie Johnson (1894-1970) played guitar, fiddle, and sang; recorded with Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong, but most famous recordings were duets with the guitarist Eddie Lang)
    • found: The Grove dictionary of American music, viewed March 24, 2015:(Johnson, Lonnie [Alonzo] (b New Orleans, LA, 8 Feb 1894; d Toronto, ON, 16 June 1970). Blues and jazz guitarist and singer)
    • found: Email from Dean Alger, March 2015:(compelling evidence that Johnson was born in 1894, including Johnson's own statements on 3 occasions in very credible situations)
  • LC Classification

    • ML419.J625
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Do not confuse with Lonnie Johnson, the blues pianist from the Midwest.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-03-31: new
    • 2021-11-23: revised
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