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Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973


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  • Variants

    • Razaf, 1895-1973
    • Razafinkeriefo, Andr Andreamenentania Paul, 1895-1973
    • Razaf, Andreas, 1895-1973
    • Razafinkarefo, Andriamanantena Paul, 1895-1973
    • Razaf, Andrea, 1895-1973
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1895-12-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-02-03
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Club Alabam (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) Connie's Inn (New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: (naf) Hudson Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Males
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: Waller, F. Souvenirs of Hot chocolates [SR] p1978:label (Razaf) container (Andy Razaf; son of the Grand Duke of Madagascar; b. Washington, D.C. as Andr Andreamenentania Paul Razafinkeriefo)
    • found: Performing arts biog. master index(Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973)
    • found: Waller/Razaf, p1994:container (Andy Razaf) notes (Andreas Razaf)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, viewed October 3, 2013(Andy Razaf (December 16, 1895 - February 3, 1973) was an American poet, composer and lyricist; born in Washington, D.C.; birth name Andriamanantena Paul Razafinkarefo; died in North Hollywood, California)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Razaf, Andy; Andreamentania Paul Razafkeriefo; poet, composer, arranger, lyricist; born 15 December 1895 in Washington, Dictrict of Columbia, United States; sang on radio broadcasts under Fats Williams's direction and Club Alabam with Fletcher Henderson's big band (1924); toured with the revue Desires (1926-1927); wrote with Waller for the Broadway revue Keep Shufflin' (1927) and for the show Hot Feet, later renamed Connie's Hot Chocolates at Connie's Inn, Harlem and at Hudson Theater (1929); was a member of the American Society of Publishers, Authors, and Composers (ASCAP); his ability to create at a moment's notice a polished verse, perfectly matched to a given melody, was legendary; died 03 February 1973 in North Hollywood, California, United States)
    • found: Razaf, A. Ball and chain blues, 1925(caption: Andrea Razaf)
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-08-21: new
    • 2017-10-02: revised
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