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King, Karl L(awrence)locked

  • Tom Parkinson


(b Paintersville, OH, Feb 21, 1891; d Fort Dodge, IA, March 31, 1971). American bandmaster and composer. After appearing as a baritone player in several town and circus bands, he became bandmaster for Sells Floto-Buffalo Bill (1914–16) and Barnum & Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth (...

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