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William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was a composer and musician,Obituary Variety, April 2, 1958, p. 68. and called himself the Father of the Blues."On This Day" The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-7-3. An African American, Handy was one of the most influential songwriters in the United States. One of many musicians who played the distinctively American blues music, Handy did not create the blues genre but was the first to publish music in the blues form, thereby taking the blues from a regional music style (Delta blues) with a limited audience to a new level of popularity.

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by Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
London : Francis Day & Hunter : EMI Music Publishing, [between 1970 and 1974?] , London : sole selling agents for this brass band arrangement: Studio Music Co , ©1914
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