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Leroy Harris

This St. Louis reed participant is definitely a veteran, to be certain, having worked well in the good innovative rings of Earl Hines as a guy in the ’40s, after that getting an outspoken honker in tempo & blues rings like the smoking cigarettes clothing led by Wynonie Harris. He …

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Ben Weber

Delivered William Jennings Bryan Weber, “Gentle Ben” (a long time before there is a like-named tv keep) received early piano instructions, and down the road, vocal training in De Paul College or university in Chicago — after quitting pre-med research at the College or university of Illinois. At De Paul …

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Betty Grable

b. Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 Dec 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An celebrity, vocalist and dancer in film musicals from the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A lovely blonde using a peaches-and-cream appearance, during World Battle II the well-known picture of her …

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