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Williams, Mary Lou [née Scruggs, Mary Elfrieda]locked

  • J. Bradford Robinson

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(b Atlanta, GA, May 8, 1910; d Durham, NC, May 28, 1981). American jazz pianist and composer. She grew up in Pittsburgh, where she played professionally from a very early age; taking her stepfather's name, she performed as Mary Lou Burley. In 1925...

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Black Perspective in Music
New Haven (CT), Yale University, Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
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