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Dranes, Arizona


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  • Variants

    • Dranes, Sister
    • Dranes, Juanita
    • Drane, Juanita
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1894-04-04
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1963-07-27
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of God in Christ
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Sherman (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dallas (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Long Beach (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Gospel sound. Volume II [SR] p1972:label (Arizona Dranes) container (Arizona Dranes; Sister Dranes, blind evangelist, gospel singer and ragtime pianist)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Aug. 7, 2003(Arizona Dranes; b. Juanita "Arizona" Dranes, ca. 1905, Dallas, Tex.; was in Cleveland in 1947)
    • found: Enc. of American gospel music, 2005(Dranes, Arizona; Dranes, Arizona Juanita; b. 1905, d. 1957; singer and pianist)
    • found: Dodge, T. The school of Arizona Dranes, 2013:CIP galley (prob. b. May 1889; cites entry in 1900 U.S. census giving that date; d. July 27, 1963; cites death certificate, which gives her birthdate as Apr. 4, 1894)
    • found: Wikipedia, February 19, 2015(Arizona Dranes; "Arizona" Juanita Dranes; Juanita Drane (or possibly Drain); born 1889 or 1891, Sherman, Texas; her correct last name is "Drane", as listed in the official enrollment record for the 1896-1897 school year at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; singer-pianist in the Church of God in Christ; one of the first professional women gospel singers; although she last recorded in 1928, she continued touring through the 1940s; moved to Los Angeles in 1948 and died there on July 27, 1963)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Dranes, Arizona; Arizona Juanita Dranes; pianist, gospel musician / singer; born 04 April 1894 in Dallas, Texas, United States; affiliated with the Church of God in-Christ (COGIC); came to the-attention of Chicago's Okeh Phonograph Company; thought to be the pianist on the Texas Jubilee Singers's Columbia session in Dallas in December (1928); one of the first to employ the vamp on record; her influence on COGIC (and therefore all African American Pentecostal) music is substantial.; died 27 July 1963 Long Beach, California, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.D85
  • Change Notes

    • 1996-05-24: new
    • 2015-12-12: revised
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