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1. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

2. Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist 1999

3. Biography of Lafayette A. Tillman (1859-1914), Barber, Soldier, and Policeman Biography of Lafayette A. Tillman (1859-1914), Barber, Soldier, and Policeman 1999

4. Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer 2008

5. Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress 1999

6. Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist 1999

7. Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality 1999

8. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

9. Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance February 2008 A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.

"Mama's Tribute"...

10. A. H. Whitney Co. A. H. Whitney Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. H. Whitney Co. showing a portrait of a woman identified as Emma Abbott. Front of card says: "C. B. Detrick, Mgr. A. H. Whitney Co., Pianos and Organs." Front lower left corner has...

11. Musical Quartet and Singers Musical Quartet and Singers circa 1930s African-American quartet playing music with a group of men singing.

12. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

13. Services for Myra Taylor Saturday Services for Myra Taylor Saturday December 16-22, 2011 Article about jazz vocalist Myra Taylor who died December 9, 2011, at the age of 94. Taylor had performed in Kansas City nightclubs in the 18th and Vine district during the 1930s.

14. Queen of the Opera Queen of the Opera February 24, 2013 Article contains biographical information regarding Joyce DiDonato's opera performance career. Details concerning her upbringing in Prairie Village and time spent at Wichita State University are provided....

15. The Early Days of Grand Opera in Kansas City, 1860-1879 The Early Days of Grand Opera in Kansas City, 1860-1879 July 2001 Article describes opera companies and singers who visited Kansas City between 1860 and 1879 and their reception by critics and the public.

16. KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival September 2004 Article describes the creative energy growing in Kansas City's performing arts community in response to the proposed performing arts center and other downtown revitalization projects.

17. Singers Love Being in the Area of Origins Singers Love Being in the Area of Origins September 12, 2004 Article profiles baritone, Daniel Belcher. A native of St. Joseph now living in Liberty, Belcher sings the role of Dandini in the Kansas City Lyric Opera's production of Cinderella.

18. Singers Love Being in the Area of Origins Singers Love Being in the Area of Origins September 12, 2004 Article profiles mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato. A native of Prairie Village, DiDonato sings the role of Cinderella in the Kansas City Lyric Opera's production of the opera of the same name.

19. A-Maye-Zing A-Maye-Zing June 10, 2010 Article profiles singer Marilyn Maye (82) and her 60+ year musical career. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Maye began singing in Kansas City clubs in the 1940s. Her career includes several hit records, television...

20. Mama Ray Hosting August Jam Mama Ray Hosting August Jam August 2011 Article profiles the career of blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray. Born into a musical family, Ray took singing and music lessons as a young child and performed in a variety of productions. In 1962, she moved...