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Brooks, Shelton (Leroy )locked

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(b Amesburg, ON, May 4, 1886; d Los Angeles, CA, Sept 6, 1975). Songwriter, pianist, and vaudeville entertainer of Canadian birth. He grew up in Detroit, where he taught himself music. For nearly half a century he toured the United States and Canada as an entertainer; he visited Europe with Lew Leslie’s ...

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