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Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker
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TitleBird: The Legend of Charlie Parker
AbstractPhotos and descriptions of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), or Charles Parker, Jr., a black jazz musician nicknamed "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920 (at 852 Freeman Street) to Addie Boyley Parker (or Addie Parker) and Charles Parker, Sr. before moving with his parents to Kansas City, Missouri in 1927 and dying in New York City on March 12, 1955 at the Stanhope Hotel due to pneumonia.
AuthorRobert George Reisner
Location780.92 P238r
Page160-162, 234-237
Local SubjectParker, Charlie
African Americans
Item TypeBook
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Item ID118228
CONTENTdm number8209
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