in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Blues; Jazz; Keyboard. 1343 words.
Hodes, Art (14 November 1904?–04 March 1993), jazz pianist and writer, was born in Nikolaev, Russia, the son of William Hodes, a tinsmith, and Dorothy (maiden name unknown). “I’m not...