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Henny Brunies (1891 - 1932), Trombonist and Merritt Brunies (1895 - 1973), Cornetist, trombonist and Abbie Brunies (1900 - 1978), Cornetist and Georg Brunis (1902 - 1974), Trombonist and Little Abbie Brunies (1914 - 1955), Drummer

Bill Russell and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Family of musicians, active principally in New Orleans. Henry Brunies, a baker who played violin, and his wife, Elizabeth, a pianist, had six sons and a daughter, all of whom were musical. The daughter, Ada, played guitar, and the eldest son, Rudy (1884–1955), played double bass, although he earned his living as a brewer. The second son, Richie (Richard) Brunies (b New Orleans, 29 Nov 1889; d New Orleans, 28 March 1961), played cornet

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